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What types of hearing aids does the VA offer?

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Kathryn Trolenberg, AuD
The Veteran’s Administration has contracts in place with six major hearing aid manufacturers - GN ReSound, Oticon, Phonak, Siemens (Signia), Starkey, and Widex. The VA uses the manufacturer’s premium levels of technology-the same hearing aids that sell for the highest prices in the private sector. There are several styles of hearing aids available, from... Read more

Are hearing aids from the VA locked?

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Margaret ("Peggy") Tomko, AuD
VA hearing aids are not locked, and many other audiologists and hearing aid specialists will be able to tweak the programming. Some hearing healthcare professionals may charge a fee to do programming adjustments or repairs. These services would be free at the VA or through the Veterans Choice Program.