HLAA Files Comments with CMS Concerning Hearing Aid Coverage
HLAA joined other consumer organizations that filed document with federal regulatory agencies in December 2014 and early January, 2015:
HLAA and other consumer organizations joined Hearing Access & Innovations in comments filed with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS). CMS requested comments on a Proposed Rule on certain “Benefit and Payment Parameters” that apply to health plans offered through the Exchanges (a.k.a., Marketplaces) established by the Affordable Care Act. This Proposed Rule includes several provisions that, if finalized, could affect coverage for hearing aids for individuals enrolled in Exchange plans beginning with the 2016 plan year.