The Sounding Board

by Amy Pajula, on November 9, 2022

When I finally bit the bullet and decided I would try a hearing aid in college, I was dismayed when my audiologist explained I would need two hearing aids due …

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by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on October 4, 2022

On September 26, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published details on their final decision to expand coverage for cochlear implants under Medicare. This expansion provides a significant …

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by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on September 1, 2022

Hearing loss is the third most common chronic physical condition in the US and is twice as prevalent as diabetes or cancer. However, accessing treatment options is confusing and expensive, …

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Topics:hearing aids#insuranceadvocacy

by Amy Pajula, on August 4, 2022

Have you ever not heard your doorbell ring or missed someone knocking at your door? While missing a visitor is a minor inconvenience, most of us let our guard down …

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by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on July 2, 2022

Hearing implants offer an option for those who have not had success with hearing aids, for various reasons. There is often confusion between cochlear implants and active middle ear implants …

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by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on June 4, 2022

As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air". There is nothing better than the arrival of summer! The smells the sounds …

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by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on May 3, 2022

In 1927, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association designated May as Better Hearing and Speech Month. Raising awareness about hearing and speech challenges and reminding people to get their hearing checked is …

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by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on April 4, 2022

Working with hearing loss can present challenges, and the pandemic changed the way we work. Forty-five percent of full-time U.S. employees worked from home either all (25%) or part of …

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by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on March 2, 2022

The modern world is loud and if it's loud enough it can damage your hearing. Noise-induced hearing loss is typically caused by exposure to excessively loud sounds or from listening …

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by Envoy Medical Staff Member, on January 31, 2022

The most common complaint from people living with hearing loss is difficulty hearing and understanding speech in background noise. Background noise is present in almost all situations, with the impact …

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