It’s no secret: hearing aids are not cheap. The average cost of a hearing aid is $1,000 to $4,000. But, when you break down those dollars, the cost of these tiny pieces of technology are actually quite reasonable. 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, hearing aids are an investment in your overall health. There are many factors that determine hearing aid cost.
Similarly, our hearing is always changing. That’s why it’s important to keep a close relationship with your hearing care professional so you can make necessary adjustments to your hearing aid and ensure it’s always meeting your changing needs. Many hearing aid providers, like Miracle-Ear, include lifetime aftercare in the original price of the hearing aids. This lifetime commitment to your hearing health includes:
Another factor in hearing aid cost is the level of technology. The more advanced features included in your hearing aid, the higher the price tag will be. These features are what make your hearing aid a seamless part of your life and can include:
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In addition, not all ears are the same. 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.
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, it's hard to print a complete list, so 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. There are also credit companies that specialize in healthcare financing. Ask if your hearing care professional accepts or can recommend credit options like Care Credit 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. That’s why we offer hearing solutions to fit every budget.