Over-the-counter hearing aids now available for millions of Americans

Over The Counter Hearing Aids Now Available For Millions Of Americans


LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – On Monday, millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids over the counter, without a prescription.

Prior to the new FDA rules taking effect, hearing aids cost on average between $4,000-5,000. They also required a trip to a licensed audiologist.

Now, consumers who need them will be able to pick them up at retailers like Best Buy, Walmart and CVS.

Hearing-impaired Nebraskans can find more information at the Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NCDHH) website.

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