How Eligible Australian's Can Get Access To Subsidised Hearing Care
Eligible Aussies maybe be eligible for completely free hearing aids and followup services making it easier than ever to get access to hearing care!
Who is eligible?
You may be eligible if you fall into one of the following categories*:
- Pensioner Concession Card holder
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card holder
- a Department of Veterans’ Affairs White Card holder issued for specific conditions that include hearing loss
- receiving Sickness Allowance from Centrelink
- a dependent of a person in one of the above categories
- a member of the Australian Defence Force
- referred by the Disability Employment Services (Disability Management Services) Program; or
- National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participant with hearing needs, referred by a planner from the National Disability Insurance Agency
How does it work?
The process is simple, you can apply online at the HSP website for the program, or Hearing Choices can connect you with clinic in your area who is contracted to the Hearing Services Program*.
Luckily, Hearing Choices works with hundreds of clinics around Australia and are sure to have one in your area who meets this criteria!
What about private health insurance?
If you have private health insurance that includes hearing aids coverage you may also be eligible for further rebates for up to $1,800*! We can help you get the most out of your private health insurance and stack the rebate with any other subsidy available further lowering the cost of the devices.
What hearing aids and service are available under the program?
If your hearing assessment identifies you would benefit from a hearing device, you will be offered a fully subsidised hearing device (completely free!); or
You may be given the option to purchase a partially subsidised hearing device, which may have more technological features to suit individual lifestyle choices.
To find a clinic in your area who can participate in this program, visit hearingchoices.com.au who can connect you with a local clinic in your area.
I'm not in any of the above categories, can you help me with hearing aids?
Yes! Hearing Choices has one of the largest provider network of clinics available in Australia who offer great pricing and you can gain access to exclusive discounts and offers not available elsewhere!
If you're a self funded retiree or looking to privately invest in Hearing Aids then you should definitely be in touch.
Click your state below and they can help you find the very best hearing care at a clinic in your area who works with the latest hearing aid technology.
Also, If you have private health insurance we can help you maximise your rebates and assist you with claiming from your provider if you have eligible cover.
They help thousands of Aussies every year find affordable hearing care at the very best clinics.
Frequently Asked Questions:
I have a seniors health card, am I eligible for the program? Unfortunately not.
I'm not eligible for the program, what are my options? If you're not eligible for the options, you may be entitled to rebates from your private health insurance. Hearing Choices has some of the best prices on hearing aids in the country so if you want to spend out of pocket, we can look for an option to minimise your expense.
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Here’s how you do it:
Step 1: Select your state from the list.
Step 2: After completing a couple of questions we will connect you with a local clinic in your are who participates in this program.
Most people suffer with hearing loss for years not knowing that the latest devices are more affordable and better than ever.
hearingchoices.com.au works with hundreds of clinics around Australia and many offer free hearing tests and completely no obligation trials of the latest hearing aid technology.
Pensioners and DVA clients may be entitled to subsidies from the government which includes a range of free hearing aids*. You also may be eligible for rebates from your private health insurance depending on your cover.
Hearing loss is not something that you need to suffer with anymore. Hearingchoices.com.au will connect you with your local trusted clinic so that you can experience this life changing technology for yourself first hand!
*Full t&c’s apply under the Hearing Services Program, you can read more about the program here by clicking here
*HCF Health Insurance with Top Cover as of 30 June 2021
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