Posted by: hlacentralma | December 9, 2016

FDA Eliminates Hearing Aid Medical Clearance Regulation – Effective Immediately

fdaapprovedstamp-220x150WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today during the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine Dissemination Meeting, Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improving Access and Affordability, Eric Mann, Chief, Ear, Nose and Throat Devices Branch of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it does not intend to enforce the requirement for adults to obtain a medical evaluation before obtaining most hearing aids. This guidance is effective immediately.  As many know, the majority of individuals waive this requirement prior to purchasing hearing aids.

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