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Biden Joins House And Senate Asking For FDA's Attention On Making Hearing Aids Available OTC

Executive Summary

One of 72 items in an executive order by the president on promoting competition in the economy notes that 14% of the around 48m US consumers with hearing loss use hearing aids because, on average, they cost more than $5,000 per pair, costs often not covered by health insurance.

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