FDA: Your Ears Won’t Believe It

The FDA is changing a requirement that will drastically change the costs of which of the following items?

  1. Vitamins
  2. Herbal Supplements
  3. Hearing Aids
  4. Medical Marijuna

Answer: Hearing Aids

The FDA recently announced they will no longer be requiring people who are 18 years or older to get a medical evaluation or signed waiver prior to purchasing most kinds of hearing aids. They also announced they are committed to creating a category of OTC hearing aids that would make effective lower-cost products available to the hearing impaired throughout the country. To read more about the announcement, click here. To hear what the White House had to say about the announcement, click here.