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Insurance Coverage for Processor Upgrades and Parts Replacements

Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Susan Thomas
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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month. We are sharing resources each Tuesday this month.

ACI Alliance has a new insurance resource: Processor Upgrades and Parts Replacements for Cochlear Implants: Pursuing the In-Network Option from Your Insurer

Cochlear implant parts such as coils, cables, microphones, and external magnets may need to be replaced periodically. Additionally, a processor might need to be upgraded with the passage of time and as newer technology becomes available. Barbara T. Mellert, ACI Alliance member and parent of two adult children with cochlear implants, shares her experience on how to work with your insurance company to obtain in-network coverage. To read her article and to share with your CI patients and families, click HERE.

The mission of the American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness.