Category: Events





Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 Introduced in Congress

The Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 was introduced Monday, March 20. The reintroduced legislation is designed to make hearing aids for those with mild-to-moderate hearing loss available over the counter (OTC), and require the FDA to write regulations ensuring the new OTC category meets the same high standards for safety, consumer labeling, and manufacturing protections as all medical devices, providing consumers the option of an FDA-regulated device at lower cost.

BIHIMA Cancels 2020 Conference

It is the board’s hope to bring the sector together again, in person, in the not-too-distant future, but in the meantime we will continue to support the industry online and will be working with all our partners and stakeholders as we aim to remain united and resilient in the face of this unprecedented situation.

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The AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo Officially Canceled

In an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our attendees and the patients they serve (who may be part of at-risk populations), the Academy has made the difficult decision to cancel the AAA 2020 + HearTECH Expo (and all related activities and ancillary meetings) due to concerns about COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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