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HEARING BENEFIT

Medicare Advantage Plans with Hearing Benefits

GlobalHealth includes a hearing benefit in all Generations Medicare Advantage plans.

You must obtain your routine and diagnostic hearing services from a network provider. You don't need a referral or prior authorization to receive these services.

The Provider Directory indicates what services a provider performs. There are three indicators - 

  • Provider is accepting new patients for hearing aid and hearing aid evaluations only.
  • Provider is accepting new patients for diagnostic testing and medical treatment only.
  • Provider is accepting new patients for hearing aid and hearing aid evaluations, diagnostic testing, and medical treatment.

Be sure you make an appointment with a provider that performs the services that you are looking for.

We offer a wide selection of hearing aids from all major manufacturers.

Routine Hearing Evaluation

  • $0 copay for routine hearing evaluation to determine the need for hearing aids
  • Limited to one every year
  • Make an appointment 
    • Look for an audiologist in the provider search tool that performs hearing aid evaluations
    • Call 1-877-241-4736 (TTY: 711) Monday – Friday 8am – 8 pm Eastern
    • Visit nationshearing.com/globalhealth

Diagnostic Testing and Treatment

You pay a copay for each visit related to diagnostic audiology testing, auditory implants, habilitative and rehabilitative services

Hearing Aids

Most plans pay up to $500 every year for hearing aids. For 2021, Generations Value (HMO) allows up to $1,000 per year. You have no deductibles, copayments, or coinsurance. You simply pay the amount above the benefit allowance. Hearing aids start at $500.

Hearing aid purchases include:

  • 3 follow-up visits within first year of initial fitting date
  • 60-day trial period from date of fitting
  • 60 batteries per year per aid (3-year supply)
  • 3-year manufacturer repair warranty
  • 1-time replacement coverage for lost, stolen or damaged hearing aid (deductible may apply per aid) 

Digital Hearing Experience

GlobalHealth offers an alternative to an in-person visit for your hearing test and hearing aids.  All you need is an internet capable device (computer, tablet, or mobile device) and headphones.  You will login to the member portal and take a validated hearing test and order hearing aids with home delivery at no additional cost. Visit www.nationshearing.com/globalhealth.

 

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