Call us today on 1300 252 748 or email us!

Facebook
Menu

News: Insurance

NDIS, Townsville and the Floods

NDIS, Townsville and the Floods

12/02/2019

As we know Townsville has been flooded to a catastrophic level and it will take a long time to get things back to normal. The NDIA has now released some information for NDIS participants relating to any assistive technology affected by the flood. (more…)...

Read more...
Risky Business: Untreated hearing loss in the workplace

Risky Business: Untreated hearing loss in the workplace

05/07/2017

'The thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it. Most people are so impatient they just assume that the person with hearing loss is being rude, or slow-witted' - Marion Ross (Happy Days) (more…)...

Read more...
Are you being cold-called for hearing services?

Are you being cold-called for hearing services?

13/02/2017

Other hearing aid providers have been cold-calling private insurance holders to convince them to shift providers offering them free hearing aids and top ups. (more…)...

Read more...
You get what you pay for with hearing tests!

You get what you pay for with hearing tests!

09/01/2017

Most 'free' hearing tests are what's called screening tests. These are a basic pass or fail tests designed to find out if you suffer from hearing loss. These kinds of tests are also available as free downloads from app stores or online. It requires little or no skill to administer, which is why they are free.  (more…)...

Read more...
ACCC to investigate the hearing aid industry

ACCC to investigate the hearing aid industry

06/07/2016

Failures of the current system of self-regulation within the audiology field were highlighted in a Radio National documentary (aired on 30 November 2014 and 26 April 2015) that showed common business practices in non-audiologist owned businesses conflict with the codes of ethics that audiologists sign up to when they join professional associations. (more…)...

Read more...
Hearing treatment for loss through work covered

Hearing treatment for loss through work covered

06/02/2015

If you feel your hearing may have been permanently damaged as a consequence of your workplace than you may be entitled to have your hearing tested, and if a significant permanent hearing loss is determined then you may be entitled to compensation. You can then use it to pay for the treatment of the hearing loss if necessary. There are several ways to get the process initiated but basically it can ...

Read more...

Categories