our solutionsHearing Benefit with NationsHearing®

Program Details

NationsHearing provides a comprehensive and cost-effective hearing aid and hearing services solution to leading healthcare and partner organizations.

We focus on a technology-driven, outcomes-based approach for consumers, health plans, partners, and providers while maintaining unmatched personalized care through a centralized process.

Our team has decades of healthcare experience, including doctors of audiology on staff, to bring you the highest level of clinical care available.

Our network includes more than 8,000+ providers across the United States, and we have NCQA Accreditation in Credentialing and Recredentialing.

Program services include:

  • Annual hearing test with no out-of-pocket cost
  • Access to a nationwide network of 8,000+ providers
  • Hearing aids available from all major brands
  • Low pricing and a 60-day, 100% money-back guarantee
  • Concierge-level service by dedicated Member Experience Advisors
  • Three follow-up visits
  • 3-year repair warranty
  • 3 years of batteries included*
  • One-time replacement coverage for lost, stolen or damaged hearing aids**
  • 12- and 18-month financing options available with 0% APR, no money down

*Not applicable to the purchase of rechargeable hearing aid models. **Deductibles may apply.

Technology

Our hearing assistive technology enables people to conveniently screen, test, and seek treatment for their hearing loss.

Our innovative hearing solutions include:

Digital Hearing Centers

Self-service station with touch screen display that gives accurate hearing test results in minutes.

Gamification

Fun and educational game app that helps to sharpen clarity of hearing with challenges, rewards, and health tips.

Online Representatives

Telehealth application that connects members with a representative through interactive video or chat display.

Digital Hearing Test

Clinically validated hearing test application, accessible on a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Partners

NationsBenefits works with leading health plans, audiologist providers, and hearing instrument specialists to improve the quality, cost, and efficiency of healthcare. Our partners include:

  • Medicare Advantage and Medicaid Health Plans
  • Commercial insurance plans
  • Prescription drug plans and pharmacy benefit managers
  • Physician health care providers
  • Members of health plans and unions

Outcomes

Hearing loss has been shown to negatively impact nearly every aspect of the human experience, including physical health, emotional and mental health, social skills, family relationships, and self-esteem.

Hearing loss and falling are significantly linked and when untreated, can lead to health and personal safety issues. Researchers suggest that people with hearing loss have less environmental awareness and use more of their mental resources to interpret speech and sounds, resulting in less mental energy for other tasks such as balancing.

Additionally, many studies have found an association between hearing loss and cognitive decline. The relationship between the two includes risk of memory loss, depression, and diminished mental health.

How hearing devices improve health and well-being.

Prevent falls

Not wearing a hearing aid triples the risk of falling, with the risk increasing 140% for every additional 10 decibels.

Improve depression and anxiety

30% of non-hearing aid users experience sad feelings, compared to 22% of hearing aid users.

Improves brain function

A six-month study showed hearing aids improved memory, as well as improvement in the way the brain processes sound.

Strengthen relationships

44% of survey respondents said that relationships with their partner, friends, or family suffered because they couldn't hear properly.

Increases income

People with hearing loss, who don’t wear their hearing devices, lose as much as $12,000 in annual income.

Keep you out of the hospital

Older adults who wear hearing aids are less likely to go to the hospital or emergency room.

Decrease risk of dementia

Hearing and cognitive abilities were studied over a period of 12-18 years and those with hearing loss, at the beginning of the study, were much more likely to develop dementia.

NationsBenefits adheres to the rigorous standards of leading healthcare regulatory and oversight agencies, as it relates to outcomes and infrastructure:

  • 1The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is responsible for creating and defining The Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS), the most extensive set of performance measures that determine which healthcare services are performed and if those services are improving beneficiary health conditions.
  • 2The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid uses a five-star rating system to measure the experiences beneficiaries have with their health plan and healthcare system, known as the Star Rating Program. This system is applied throughout all Medicare and Medicare lines of business with five stars being the highest rating.

NationsHearing received a 100% score across multiple quality standards following a rigorous assessment of its processes for credentialing and recredentialing. As a result, we received a 3-year accreditation effective through August 26, 2022.

Read our press release.

Provider Network

As healthcare continues to take a consumer-centric turn, patients’ expectations have evolved. Not only are they visiting a doctor for health-related issues, they’re also looking to establish a relationship that results in a positive patient experience.

Adding providers who meet patient needs, allows us to build a quality network for the increasing number of eligible members looking for hearing care.

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