HLAA Reaction to Joint Statement statement

The Hearing Loss Association of America responded to the Joint statement of the AAA, the ADA and ASHA. with a statesment of their own. It welcomed the statement saying:

HLAA applauds ADA, the Academy, and ASHA for joining HLAA in supporting consumer needs and setting a path for audiologists to evaluate how their practices will respond to and work in a new hearing health care delivery system

Brenda Battat, executive director of the Hearing Loss Association of America said, “This is a watershed event for consumers. It validates HLAA’s policy on accessible and affordable hearing health care. Now it’s up to individual audiologists to show they are part of the shift to consumer-driven hearing health care.” Diana Bender, president of HLAA’s Board of Trustees added, “We are thrilled to see that the three national professional organizations for audiologists are working together to ensure their members get the news that hearing health care needs to be accessible, affordable and available to a far wider number of consumers.”

The full statement may be read here

  http://www.hearingloss.org/content/consumer-driven-hearing-health-care

Regards

Geoff

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