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Untreated Hearing Loss Is Linked to Costly Ills

Jan 01, 2019 - The New York Times

The earsplitting sound of ambulance sirens in New York City is surely hastening the day when I and many others repeatedly subjected to such noise will be forced to get hearing aids. I just hope this doesn't happen before 2021 or so when these devices become available over-the-counter and are far less expensive and perhaps more effective than they are now.

Currently, hearing aids and accompanying services are typically not covered by medical insurance, Medicare included. Such coverage was s...