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Medicare

The Senate Needs 50 Votes To Build A Better Medicare

When elderly people were first created, they had no eyes, ears, and teeth. For this reason, when federal lawmakers got around to enacting Medicare insurance for seniors in 1965, they didn’t include vision services, hearing aids, and dental care.

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Dems Plan To Expand Medicare Hearing Benefits: What Can Consumers Expect?

President Joe Biden’s mammoth domestic spending bill would add hearing benefits to the traditional Medicare program — one of three major new benefits Democrats had sought.

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Medicare: Are Dental, Vision & Hearing Covered?

Some of the biggest gaps involve dental, vision and hearing services. Medicare does not cover dental cleanings or root canals. It doesn’t cover everyday eyeglasses and contact lenses. It doesn’t cover hearing aids.

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Store Bought Devices Hold Own Against Costly Hearing Aids

Hearing aids that can cost more than $2,000 apiece are only slightly more effective than some over-the-counter sound-amplification devices that sell for just a few hundred dollars.

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Could research help age related hearing loss?

The hearing areas of the brain shrink in age-related hearing loss, Centers of the brain that are typically used for higher-level decision-making are then activated in just hearing sounds.

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Taking care of ear problems throughout the year

By Dr. Roxanne Latimer Some of the most common winter complaints are annoying ear pain, ear clogging and decreased hearing. The problems that start in the ear vary and one should seek medical attention as soon as possible to quickly treat the condition. There are four basic problems that are common with the ear: inner […]

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