EPIC Hearing Health Care Newsroom
New: EPIC’S Most Affordable Hearing Health Care
New in 2012, EPIC’s Basic Plan provides people with mild to moderate hearing loss, and especially first-time hearing aid users, with a variety of hearing aids at half of the standard retail prices. The $495 price includes the hearing aid and services of a hearing care professional, who provides a hearing test, hearing aid selection and fitting. The hearing aids are from selected manufacturers and available in three styles: behind-the-ear, in-the-ear and open fit/receiver in the canal. To read more, click here. To see hearing aid styles, click here.
“Hearing loss isn’t just an “old-age” problem; children and adults of all ages are at risk of hearing problems that can affect job performance. Employers now have more options for offering a hearing care benefit.”
by | Mike Reha, CEBS, and Dru Coleman
Most workplaces offer employees some type of medical health plan and/or other ancillary products such as vision, dental, disability or life insurance. But health care benefits aimed at preserving and maintaining the sense of hearing have generally been ignored. Hearing insurance has never been part of a traditional employee benefit package.
Hearing now stands where vision did when vision plans were first created 30-40 years ago. At that time, neither employers nor employees were asking for a vision benefit. It was accepted at all levels only after a consistent, standardized approach to vision care was developed…[Read More]