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Full reimbursement scheme for hearing aids in France revealed

Reimbursement

Emmanuel Macron
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After several months of intensive discussions, the new “full reimbursement” scheme for hearing aids was revealed on Wednesday, June 13.

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Hearing care professionals commit to historic reform in France

Reimbursement

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In France, the establishment of full reimbursement (RAC zero in French) for optical dental and hearing devices was officially signed by the relevant professional bodies and the French Minister of Health, Agnès Buzyn.

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GN Hearing earns two Gold Stevie Awards for tele-audiology innovation

Award

Stevie Award
GN Hearing announced the company’s two signature products, ReSound LiNX 3D™ and Beltone Trust™, were named winners of two Gold Stevie® Awards.

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Sonova records substantial sales and earnings growth

Manufacturers

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Sonova Holding AG has reported solid financial performance for the 2017/2018 financial year in a recent media release. The company achieved substantial growth in both sales and profit.

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Sivantos and Widex to merge?

Industry

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On May 16, Sivantos and Widex announced their intention to merge to form a joint entity.

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GN Store Nord reports strong interim results for Q1 2018

Industry

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Denmark-based group GN Store Nord has reported double-digit organic growth, driving a strong increase in the company’s earnings margin.

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InnerScope Hearing Technologies announces new strategic partnership

Alliance

US sales figures hearing aids
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InnerScope Hearing Technologies, Inc. recently announced a strategic partnership with Advantego Corporation for exclusive worldwide distribution rights for the audiological market, reports Cision PR Newswire.

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Amplifon announces growth of + 9,7 % for Q1 2018

Financial

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Amplifon started the year with a revenue increase of 9.7%, according to a statement released by the group in April 2018.

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Hearing aid sales are steadily growing

Figures

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According to the annual global sales numbers released by EHIMA in May, its six members sold 15,05 million hearing aids in total in 2017.

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Kate Carr new HIA President

Nomination

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The Hearing Industries Association (HIA) Board of Directors announced the appointment of Kate Carr as its next President, effective May 1, 2018.

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