After OTC, Focus Should Be on Clinical Hearing Services, Says ‘JAMA’ Article

Given that the Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aid Act of 2017 is now law and a new FDA class of OTC hearing aids will be established by the end of 2020, “efforts should now focus on ensuring that older adults also have access to affordable hearing care services,” write Nicholas Reed, Frank Lin, and Amber Willink, PhD, in the September 13 “JAMA Network.”