University of North Texas (UNT) assistant professor Sharon Miller was part of a team of researchers whose work led to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updating their cochlear implant candidacy criteria and providing coverage for a broader spectrum of hearing loss.
General care physicians in private practice are experiencing similar consolidation issues as hearing care providers in private practice, as illustrated by a recent statement released by the AMA regarding a proposal to help preserve the viability of independent medical practices.Read More
Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) announces that Medicare will continue providing coverage for Auditory Osseointegrated Implants (AOIs).Read More
Rep David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WVa) applauded a decision made by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to drop a proposed rule that would have eliminated Medicare coverage for several types of hearing devices.Read More
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final rule, stating that it will maintain Medicare coverage of auditory osseointegrated implants (AOIs), reversing its earlier proposal to have AOIs classified as hearing aids (thereby eliminating coverage for them).Read More
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed a new rule that would effectively end coverage for people who need bone-anchored hearing solutions—systems that have traditionally been covered by Medicare.Read More
Oticon is working with otolaryngologists, audiologists, and bone anchored implant users to increase understanding and appreciation of the value of bone anchored implants in advance of the proposed CMS changes to withdraw its current coverage policy for bone anchored hearing devices.Read More