It’s no secret: hearing aids are not cheap. The average hearing aid price falls between $1,000 to $5,000. But, when you break down those dollars, the cost of these tiny pieces of technology is more reasonable than it may seem at first glance. The daily cost of two hearing aids is $1 to $7 per day, based on a 3- to 5-year lifespan.
Just like other medical devices and decisions, hearing aids are an investment in your overall health. As such, it’s critical to understand how they are priced, and how they will improve your everyday life.
Many factors that determine hearing aid prices, from the device quality to the professional care to the features that help your hearing aid easily fit into your lifestyle. While a lower-cost hearing solution may be appealing, it's important to balance the price vs. health benefits.
Many health insurance companies recognize that hearing is important to your overall health, and now provide hearing care benefits to their members. Hearing care benefits can cover up to 100% of the cost of hearing aids and services. Your employer benefit packages may also include an FSA (Flexible Spending Account) or HSA (Health Savings Account) that allow you to save up to $2,500 tax-free each year for healthcare costs such as hearing aids.
At Miracle-Ear, we accept most major insurance plans at many of our 1,500 locations. With so many plans and carriers, we recommend calling the location near you to verify your coverage and get answers for any questions you may have.
If we do not accept your insurance, not to worry, we will never let you go without the care that you may need.
It’s important that together we find the right hearing solution for your specific needs. We offer hearing aids for every budget, and financing options are available at many of our locations. Certain credit companies also specialize in healthcare financing. Ask if your hearing care professional accepts or can recommend credit options like CareCredit or Wells Fargo Health Advantage.
In addition, the Miracle-Ear Foundation® is designed to support underserved Americans with a limited income and no other resources for hearing aids, such as insurance, Medicaid, VA, or other state or federal programs. Learn if you’re eligible for the Miracle-Ear Foundation.
Out of 48 million Americans experiencing some degree of hearing loss, nearly 75% put off getting help. At Miracle-Ear, we believe in making hearing care affordable and accessible even if you don't have hearing aid insurance. That’s why we offer hearing solutions to fit every budget.
High-quality hearing aids use the latest technology to provide many advanced features, like speech isolation, voice recognition, binaural direct streaming, tinnitus control and rechargeability. These additions can help make using hearing aids more convenient, improve sound quality, and can give you a better hearing experience overall.
In addition, no two people's ears, hearing needs or lifestyles are the same. While it may mean a higher price, investing in high-quality hearing aids means your solution will be completely customized to you, both in the fit of the device itself as well as the programming of the software to meet your unique needs.
Finally, it’s quite common that hearing aids will need regular adjustments and even repairs. Purchasing a high-quality hearing device ensures you will have a relationship with a hearing care professional for all of your aftercare needs. If you purchase a PSAP or another low-quality hearing or amplification device, you will not receive this comprehensive service.
Finding the right hearing aid model and style for your lifestyle can help you connect with your loved ones and get the most out of life. Schedule an appointment at your local Miracle-Ear and work with a certified Hearing Care Professional to find the best type of hearing aid for you.
A hearing test is a completely painless process, but can provide you with a lot of valuable information about the status of your hearing health. Here's what you can expect when you come in for your free hearing evaluation: