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How the High Cost of Hearing Aids Hurts People Who Need Them

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A new rule recently finalized by the Food and Drug Administration is expected to lower the cost of some hearing aids. But high prices for the devices are still an issue for many people. WESA’s Kate Giammarise has more.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/health-science-tech/2022-08-29/hearing-aid-costs

(Original air-date: 9/8/22)

Kate Giammarise focuses her reporting on poverty, social services and affordable housing. Before joining WESA, she covered those topics for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for nearly five years; prior to that, she spent several years in the paper’s Harrisburg bureau covering the legislature, governor and state government. She was part of the P-G staff that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting on the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.