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Leading experts establish best practice for treating single-sided deafness

Most adults with only one normal hearing ear report challenges in some environments. These reports vary from occasional difficulty listening in noise to significant struggles that impact relationships and employment. For many years, medical professionals believed that unilateral hearing loss (UHL)/single sided deafness (SSD) was a condition that did not require any intervention. Recent clinical studies demonstrate that treating single sided deafness […]

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New Medicare Coverage Indications for Cochlear Implants: What changed and what does it mean for Medicare Beneficiaries?

On September 26, 2022, CMS published a Decision Memorandum detailing changes in cochlear implantation coverage for Medicare beneficiaries. The policy change reflects an expansion of coverage under National Coverage Determination (NCD) 50.3 by which Medicare beneficiaries will be eligible for coverage at a level of hearing loss more closely aligned with FDA indications than prior to the changes. The changes to the […]

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FDA approves Cochlear’s Nucleus 8 Sound Processor, smaller, smarter, better connected cochlear implant technology

The Nucleus 8 Sound Processor is the world’s first cochlear implant sound processor ready for Bluetooth LE Audio technology Lone Tree, Colo. (November 1, 2022) — Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, receives U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the CochlearTM Nucleus® 8 Sound Processor. The Nucleus 8 Sound Processor is now the smallest and lightest […]

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