Tag: pediatric cochlear implants



NASEM Report Recommends Update In Hearing Test

As cochlear implant technology has significantly improved, the US Social Security Administration (SSA) should use a more difficult test than the Hearing in Noise Test (HINT) to make disability benefit determinations in adults and children after cochlear implant surgery, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM).

EHDI Passes Committee, Goes to Full Senate for Consideration

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed a bill to reauthorize federal newborn hearing screening programs for the next five years, the American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACI Alliance) announced. The ACI Alliance is a nonprofit organization that advocates for improved access for cochlear implants.

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