Veterans Support

Benefits and eligibility

First Things First: Know Your Insurance Plan

<div>Hearing loss is the <a href="http://www.heroeswithhearingloss.org/about-us/" class="red-text">number one service-related injury affecting veterans</a>. According to the <a href="https://www.research.va.gov/topics/hearing.cfm#more" class="red-text">U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs</a> (VA), hundreds of thousands of veterans received compensation for hearing loss and over one million received compensation for tinnitus by the end of the 2014 fiscal year.&nbsp;</div>
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You can contact your assigned VA Primary Care Provider to request a referral to the Audiology and Speech Pathology Clinic to get your hearing tested and find out if you need hearing aids.
Hearing loss is the number one service-related injury affecting veterans. According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), hundreds of thousands of veterans received compensation for hearing loss and over one million received compensation for tinnitus by the end of the 2014 fiscal year. 
 
You can contact your assigned VA Primary Care Provider to request a referral to the Audiology and Speech Pathology Clinic to get your hearing tested and find out if you need hearing aids.

Eligibility Requirements

If you’re not registered at a VA Medical Center, you can sign up for hearing benefits by completing the Form 10-10EZ online. You are eligible for hearing benefits if:

  • You receive VA compensation for a service-related disability
  • You’re a Purple Heart recipient
  • You’re a former Prisoner of War (POW)
  • You receive benefits under Title 38 United States Code
  • You’re qualified for an increased pension based on being permanently housebound and in need of regular aid and attendance
  • You’re hearing loss resulted from diseases or medical conditions

Veterans with significant functional or cognitive impairment and with severe vision or hearing loss are also eligible for treatment. 

Hearing Benefits

Once you’re registered and been referred to a hearing care professional, an audiologist will examine your hearing and determine if you need hearing aids or other devices.

If you qualify for hearing aids, the VA will provide the following services at no cost:

  • Hearing aids and other assistive devices
  • Repairs
  • Future batteries

Veterans can also request batteries, hearing aid wax guards, and other hearing aid accessories through the mail or by calling the Denver Acquisition & Logistics Center (DALC) at 303-273-6200. You can visit this site for more information on how to obtain these benefits.

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