House Passes Bill for Medicare Coverage of Hearing Aids

House Passes Bill for Medicare Coverage of Hearing Aids Today, in a historic achievement, the House of Representatives this week voted to expand Medicare to cover hearing aids and related...House Passes Bill for Medicare Coverage of Hearing Aids Today, in a historic achievement, the House of Representatives this week voted to expand Medicare to cover hearing aids and related hearing health care services. By a vote of 230-192, the House approved HR 3, a bill that allows the federal government to negotiate prescription drug prices … Read More >

World Hearing Forum in Geneva

Last week, Barbara Kelley, HLAA Executive Director, and Lise Hamlin, HLAA Director of Public Policy, attended the World Hearing Forum, held by the World Health Organization, in Geneva. Approximately 466...Last week, Barbara Kelley, HLAA Executive Director, and Lise Hamlin, HLAA Director of Public Policy, attended the World Hearing Forum, held by the World Health Organization, in Geneva. Approximately 466 million people live with disabling hearing loss; of these, 34 million are children. In addition, 1.1 billion young people are at risk of hearing loss … Read More >

Help us earn easy money for HLAA through Amazon Smile!

The holiday shopping season is upon us. Help us earn easy money for HLAA through Amazon Smile! For HLAA to receive any proceeds from your purchases, you MUST start at...The holiday shopping season is upon us. Help us earn easy money for HLAA through Amazon Smile! For HLAA to receive any proceeds from your purchases, you MUST start at https://smile.amazon.com/. We’d suggest bookmarking it. If you’ve never registered: Visit https://smile.amazon.com/. Sign in using your normal Amazon username and password. (You do not need a … Read More >

Irene Taylor Brodsky’s upcoming HBO documentary, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements

You’re invited to a free public screening on 12/4 at Lincoln Center in NYC! Oscar-nominated filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky’s upcoming HBO documentary, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements, deals with...You’re invited to a free public screening on 12/4 at Lincoln Center in NYC! Oscar-nominated filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky’s upcoming HBO documentary, Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements, deals with her parents and her son’s hearing loss. The screening will be followed with a performance by Irene’s son.  The documentary premiers on HBO on December … Read More >