It's crucial to recognize the widespread impact of hearing loss on millions globally. This condition significantly affects communication abilities, social interactions, and overall quality of life. Addressing hearing loss with effective solutions like hearing aids is paramount, but the associated costs can pose financial challenges. Thankfully, Flex Medical Savings Plans (FSAs) serve as a valuable resource to alleviate these financial burdens.
Hearing Aid Industry Tips
We do not advise that you buy used hearing aids. Since hearing aids can be expensive, often $6,000 or more, it may be tempting to purchase a used pair. However, there are several problems with purchasing used hearing aids. While we do sell some refurbished products, these are lightly used and have been reconditioned to appear almost indistinguishable from new hearing aids. That being said, we do not buy used hearing aids from our customers, and here’s why.
You've probably seen advertisements for very low-priced personal sound amplification products (PSAPs) online or in your local pharmacy. However, we want to stress that there are differences between sound amplifiers and hearing aids, and those differences are important to your hearing health.
There are many reasons why people who have a hearing deficiency don't purchase hearing aids. Hopefully, we can help clarify some of those obstacles and help inform you on how to tackle the issue.
Hearing aids range in price from as low as $10 to as high as $8,000 if you go to a local provider. The difference in prices is due to cost to seller, the hearing aid model, and the hearing aid's features.
Medicare and most insurance companies do not include hearing instruments as part of their coverage. That leaves many people stuck in a situation where they need a hearing aid but simply cannot afford it. By selling hearing aids online, Advanced Affordable Hearing is able to offer quality hearing aids for a reasonable price. This opens the door for people to purchase hearing aids online without draining their bank account.
In a recent paper published in The Hearing Review, there was a bombshell released. Author Sergei Kochkin, Ph.D. released a whole host of information regarding direct-mail hearing aids and traditionally bought (audiologist office) hearing aids and how their overall satisfaction rates. While the entire article warrants reading, the long and the short of it is that direct mail hearing aid satisfaction is almost indistinguishable between direct mail purchased and traditionally purchased aids.
Many agree that hearing aids are expensive. In fact, high hearing aid costs are often what prevent hearing impaired individuals from seeking treatment. In the following, we’ll address if the price of a hearing aid truly reflects quality, as well as what to look for when purchasing hearing aids.
The major hearing aid companies like Phonak, Siemens, Starkey, and Miracle Ear all have hearing aids that start at prices over $1000 (or more!). At Advanced Affordable Hearing, most of our hearing aids are priced under $350. People often want to know how we sell hearing aids for such a low price price. The answer is simple...