Did you know?
14% of Virginia's population has some form of hearing loss.
Past 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.”
Latest 2023 legislative news
HB 84. Sponsor: Delegate Terry Kilgore (R)
This measure adds an exemption to the audiologist licensure law, stating that audiologists with out-of-state licenses can provide free health care to underserved communities in the state as part of volunteering for a nonprofit organization if the organization verifies that the audiologist has a valid and unrestricted license in another state. This measure limits the out-of-state audiologist to a maximum of three consecutive days in providing free healthcare services.