HLAA Submits Written Testimony in Support of Increased Funding for NIH

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HLAA Submits Written Testimony in Support of Increased Funding for NIH

Tue, 03/14/2017

The first recommendation of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) report Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improving Access and Affordability is to “Improve population-based information on hearing loss and hearing health care.” In short, we need more information and data about hearing loss to have a better understanding of, at a minimum, risk factors associated with hearing loss, hearing health care needs, and the impact of hearing loss and its treatment on health, function, economic productivity and quality of life.

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