display of various hearing aids

Over-the-Counter (OTC) hearing aids will soon be available directly to consumers, without a prescription. The FDA released its final rule, clearing the way for this new class of devices to hit the market.

OTC hearing aids are designed for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss only.

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HLAA advocated for the FDA OTC rule to include consumer protections including:

  • Clearly-stated return policy
  • Clear package labeling on cellphone connectivity

HLAA Press Release (August 16, 2022)

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HLAA’s Case for OTC