By Jamie Bogle
In recognition of May Is Better Hearing Month … take time to take care of yourself.
Your hearing and balance care are important to your overall well-being and can affect your ability to communicate and stay connected with family, friends, and loved ones.
Using the telephone is hard for people with hearing loss, but there are many options to help!
Amplified telephones, telephones with captions, or video messaging services are useful with or without hearing aids. For those with hearing aids, there are programs or settings that can help you hear your best on the telephone—some devices even connect your phone directly to your hearing aids! Your audiologist can help you decide which technologies may help you.
Get Your Hearing and Balance Checked … Find an Audiologist Near You!
Jamie M. Bogle, AuD, PhD, is the division chair of audiology and a clinical audiologist at Mayo Clinic Arizona. She is a member of the Academy Board of Directors.
In response to a Request for Information (RFI) issued by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Academy submitted comments in July on the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program. HRSA solicited public input on a series of questions to inform future EHDI program development. Funded and administered by the CDC and HRSA,…
The Academy submitted comments on July 28, 2022, to commend the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on its efforts to modernize the cochlear implantation (CI) coverage policy for Medicare beneficiaries. The Academy provided support for the proposed decision to expand the National Coverage Determination policy by broadening the CI patient criteria to include…
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