There are several funding options to help individuals with hearing loss obtain access to hearing aids.
Your trusted team at Port Credit Audiology will provide you with the necessary information needed to apply to each applicable government agency, and can help guide you through the process.
In addition to government funding, most private health insurance plans provide coverage for hearing aids. It is important to check your coverage before coming in for an appointment to discuss hearing aids.
It is important to think about hearing aids as an investment in your hearing health, your provider, and the extensive process needed to improve your quality of life. It is important to realize that the benefits of hearing aids may not be immediate, but as you continue to wear them, your satisfaction will increase as we work to retrain your ears and brain to adapt to sounds you have been missing.
How We Can Help:
Port Credit Audiology is licensed to provide services to all government and insurance programs, such as:
- Assistive Devices Program (ADP)
- Worker’s Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
- Veteran’s Affairs Canada (VAC)
- Ontario Disability and Support Program (ODSP)
- Ontario Works (OW)
- Private extended health or benefits coverage that have hearing and/or audiology coverage
Hearing aids and their accessories are medical devices, and when prescribed by a registered Audiologist are a tax deductible medical expense. Here are items eligible tax deductible items:
- Hearing aids
- Out-of-warranty repair costs
- Accessories to improve hearing such as a TV streamer