H.R.4618: Medicare Hearing Act of 2019

Overview

Medicare Hearing Act (H.R. 4618) adding a hearing benefit to Medicare Part B and allowing reimbursement for qualified audiologists who provide rehabilitative and treatment services for hearing loss. Nearly one-third of Medicare-eligible seniors suffer from hearing loss; this bill would bridge the coverage gap for hearing aids and services that millions of older Americans have to currently pay out of pocket for.

Our Stance

Support

Priority

Medium

Bill Number

H.R.4618

Date Introduced

October 08, 2019

Committee

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Bill Status

Out of Committee