Hearing loss is more common than you might think. It affects 1 in 9 Americans1 and can come on so gradually you may not even notice it. But the good news is 95% of hearing loss can be easily treated with hearing aids.1 That’s why we give members access to affordable hearing care discounts through Amplifon, the nation’s largest independent hearing discount network.
The EyeMed exclusive hearing care discount through Amplifon provides:
- 40% off hearing exams at thousands of convenient locations nationwide
- Discounted, set pricing on thousands of hearing aids, including those with the newest, most advanced technology
- Low price guarantee – if you find the same product at a lower price elsewhere, Amplifon will beat it by 5%
- 60-day hearing aid trial period with no restocking fees
- Free batteries for two years with initial purchase
- 3-year warranty plus loss and damage coverage
- Exam scheduling via a toll-free phone number, 1.844.526.5432
We often hear a few questions on this program so we’ve put together a few insights below and a little something you can share with your employees.
1. Does the EyeMed exclusive Hearing Care Discount program affect an EyeMed member’s vision benefits?
No, the EyeMed exclusive Hearing Heath Care program is included as an added value to existing vision benefits. There is no impact to the vision benefit. As an EyeMed everyday value-added savings, the program includes discounts on hearing exams, set pricing on thousands of hearing aids – including those with the newest, most advanced technology – and more.
2. What does the EyeMed exclusive Hearing Care Discount program cost?
The EyeMed exclusive Hearing Care Discount program through Amplifon is provided at no additional cost and is included as an added value to existing EyeMed vision benefits. As an EyeMed everyday value-added savings, the program includes discounts on hearing exams, set pricing on thousands of hearing aids – including those with the newest, most advanced technology – and more.
3. What kinds of hearing aids are included with the EyeMed exclusive Hearing Care Discount program?
Providers in the Amplifon Hearing Health Care network offer discounted, set pricing on hearing aids from the 10 top manufacturers. Each manufacturer has different levels of technology that service different types of hearing loss. Members can connect with Amplifon to find a hearing care.
4. What are the average savings with the Amplifon Hearing Care Discount program?
In 2017, EyeMed members who used the Amplifon Hearing Care Discount program realized and average savings of $2,600 per member, 53% off MSRP.
5. How do my employees participate?
Enrolled employees need only call 1.844.526.5432 to learn more about the Amplifon Hearing Care Discount program, find a participating hearing provider and schedule an appointment. Employees can also access hearing.eyemed.com for additional information.
The EyeMed Hearing Care Discount program through Amplifon allows EyeMed members to choose to use any or all of the program features in addition to or instead of other hearing care program offers available through their medical plan or other employer programs. However, neither EyeMed nor Amplifon is responsible for coordinating hearing care with other hearing care programs. The EyeMed exclusive Hearing Care Discount program through Amplifon cannot be combined with other hearing care program offers.