Dr. Kohan was interviewed by WebMD on How to Find Cheap Hearing Aids That Works

He is quoted saying:

The average cost of an individual digital hearing aid in the USA ranges from $1,000 to $4,000. Since most people need bilateral devices, we can double the cost to $2,000 to $8,000 [respectively], and since most don’t last more than five years, this is a recurring expense.”

“The price depends on how sophisticated a device is and the type of device.”

“The worse the hearing loss, the more power or gain a device needs to amplify sound,”

Kohan, here are a number of additional elements that contribute to the final cost of hearing aids, including:

  • The user’s ear shape
  • The specific type of hearing loss being addressed
  • The varying sound clarity of different devices
  • The user’s dexterity with miniaturized devices
  • The user’s comfort with controlling high tech devices
  • Cosmetic considerations

“Most providers include programming cost and audiology support bundled into the cost of the device,”

Read the full article on WebMD.