VERMONT

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 Vermont.

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Did You Know?

Almost 14% of Vermont’s population suffers from some form of hearing loss. 

LATEST CONSUMER PROTECTION ACTION

January 14, 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 21, 2021. 

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids: Not FDA Approved.

"Such quick fix products are on the market today.  The trouble is, unlike traditional FDA-approved hearing aids, which a consumer would purchase through the process of visiting their doctor and being fitted, the quick fix over-the-counter hearing aids come with no FDA backing—even if they say they do."