4) How much should I pay for hearing aids?

3) Does Cigna insurance pay for hearing aids?

The majority of people with mild to severe hearing loss can benefit from hearing aids for sensorineural hearing loss in both ears. However, hearing aids don't work for everyone, including people with profound nerve deafness, it means their hearing is unaidable, do to dead hair cell regions in the cochlear. It's also very important to know that hearing aids do not work right away. The longer a person is hearing impaired more time will be required for hearing rehabilitation. Some patient's can adapt to new amplification very quickly and others need a little more time. Every patient's rehabilitation is based on patient abilities to hear and understand at time of their initial fitting and over a period of time patient understanding should improve.  Most office will provide a demonstration of most hearing aid products during first visit or a scheduled demonstration of products recommended.

Insurance Inquires

1) Do most insurance companies cover hearing aids?

2) Does Blue Cross Blue Shield pay for hearing aids?

While, it's true that not all health plans offer hearing aid coverage, many of them already do and more will be adding it soon. If your health insurance doesn't help cover the cost of hearing aids, give them a call and let them know that hearing aid coverage is something you care about. When confirming hearing aid coverage be mindful to confirm age on policy for hearing aid benefits. Some plans only cover ages 22 years or younger. 

5) Do hearing aids really work?

Hearing aid prices typically range from $1,500 to $3,500 per unit for custom products. Instant fit products (non-custom) can vary from $400.00 to $1,400.00. Double that if you need one for each ear! These products are normally digitally programmable technology custom to patients hearing loss. Advance technology with AI-Artifical intelligence that provide superior sound quality and the ability to track body and brain health are in an a different cost level. Speak with your hearing care provider if your plan will provide any products available benefits.

If a physician orders diagnostic hearing testing, Cigna Health Insurance typically willcover the service. Some Cigna Health Insurance plans provide hearing aid benefits. Many plans do not have hearing aid benefits. The insurance company must be contacted to determine if your plan offers hearing aid coverage . et Jul 19, 2017

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan for federal employees provides better coverage than many plans, although it's still inadequate to cover all expenses. Every three years the plan pays up to $1,250 for adult hearing aids for each ear, potentially a $2,500 benefit. et Apr 9, 2012