Massachusetts has an insurance mandate for hearing aids for children under the age of 21. Learn about the law and what it covers. Discuss your individual benefits with your employer. In addition, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has a hearing aid program for infants and children that is based on financial need. In addition, some individual audiological centers offer loaner hearing aids for their patients and access manufacturers’ programs as well.
Audiological Centers in Massachusetts with Loaner Banks
Baystate Medical Center, Audiology contact: Jeanne Coburn
Berkshire Medical Center, Audiology contact: Alice Bassen
Boston Children’s Hospital, Audiology contact: Heather Saczynski
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Audiology contact: Cheryl Glovsky
UMass Memorial Medical Center, Audiology contact: Kristen O’Conner
If your family’s audiology center is not on this list, you should still ask about financial assistance or other resources for hearing aids.