Policy & Politics: Why Hearing Aids Are Not Covered by Medicare

Hearing Journal: Policy & Politics: Why Hearing Aids Are Not Covered by Medicare — cover story by Gordon Glantz It is unclear what former Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter meant when he said: “All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them.” It comes down to how words are heard, then interpreted. For the hearing impaired, both hearing and interpretation seemingly form an unholy alliance when it …

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