The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Grassley: Hear at last

 

September 29, 2022



Nearly five years ago, Congress passed bipartisan legislation I led alongside Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, to make certain types of hearing aids easily available to Americans with mild to moderate hearing loss. Our proposal, the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act, was signed into law in August of 2017, but years went by before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established regulations needed to make affordable hearings aids a reality. After continuously pressuring the FDA over the last several years, the administration has officially finalized necessary guidelines to put our le...



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