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  • BYU Radio, Top of Mind with Julie Rose

    It's a complicated–not to mention expensive–process to get hearing aids: you have to go to an audiologist and get a prescription, with the whole deal costing nearly $5,000. Congress actually passed a law to make hearing aids available over the counter, but the FDA is behind in creating the specific rules for the new law. Frank Lin is the director of the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.