TEXAS

Conversations are happening across the country to ensure safe, quality hearing assistance is available to those who need it. Check out the below to see what’s happening in Texas.

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Did You Know?

16% of Texas’ population suffers from some form of hearing loss. 

LATEST CONSUMER PROTECTION ACTION

January 18, 2022. 

NAAG Responds to FDA’s Comment Request on New Over-The-Counter Hearing Aid Rules.

“In response to a request for comments from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding new rules regulating over-the-counter hearing aids, NAAG submitted comments encouraging the FDA to take the below steps to ensure that states maintain a role as regulators in this emerging market.”

May 7, 2021. 

CON­SUMER ALERT: Be Cau­tious When Pur­chas­ing Over-the-Counter Hear­ing Aids.

"Attorney General Ken Paxton today warned Texans to be cautious when considering buying from companies selling over-the-counter hearing aids, particularly online or by mail order. Many hearing devices sold this way are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are deceptively marketed as medical hearing devices when they contain low-quality amplifiers."