Purchase of a binaural hearing aid, a hearing aid for both ears, or a 2nd hearing aid that means both ears have a hearing aid, requires prior approval. Purchase of a monaural hearing aid, a hearing aid for one ear, does not require
prior approval. The decision on the request for prior approval must be made within 30 days.
Hearing aid repairs costing under $100 do not require prior approval. Repairs for $100 or more require prior approval.