Price not a guarantee of quality, German hearing aid study warns
This article was originally published in Clinica
For German hearing aid users, the selection of an aid can prove just as difficult and time consuming as purchasing a luxury item such as a television or a car. Prices can vary so much that patients may be able to save themselves several thousand marks, without having to compromise on quality. These were the findings of a study undertaken by the scientific institute (WIdO) of Germany's largest statutory health insurance fund, the AOK. The study, published in full on August 6, involved 400 patients belonging to the AOK.
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