In our new Cochlear Conversations series, Lisa Vaughan, AuD and Audiology Program Manager at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, discusses her experience with bone conduction devices, highlighting Baha® Start considerations.
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How does your clinic decide when to use Baha Start? How do you decide between bone conduction and other solutions for SSD?
Do you have any tips & tricks on counseling parents of pediatric patients and increasing use over time?
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Cochlear Baha® bone conduction implants are covered by many insurance plans including Medicare and typically Medicaid. Coverage for adult Medicaid recipients varies according to state specific guidelines. Contact your insurance provider or hearing implant specialist to determine your eligibility for coverage.
In the United States and Canada, the placement of a bone-anchored implant is contraindicated in children below the age of 5