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Laws, Regulations and Professional Conduct for Hearing Aid Dispensing in New York

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1.  In NYS, an individual hearing aid dispenser registration is required for all of the following:
  1. Non-audiologist dispenser and Audiologist dispenser
  2. Administrative assistant (front office staff)
  3. A student clinician
  4. Billing personnel
2.  In NYS, how often must hearing aid dispenser registration be renewed?
  1. Every 2 years for individuals and for each business location.
  2. Every 3 years for individuals, and for each business location.
  3. Every 4 years at the same time as audiology license renewal.
  4. Never
3.  In NYS, which statement must be on the audiogram completed by an Audiologist for persons who are hearing aid candidates but have not had a medical evaluation or have no medical referral?
  1. "This is an audiological evaluation and is not a medical examination."
  2. "This information is intended for the sole purpose of fitting or selecting a hearing aid and is not a medical examination or an audiological evaluation."
  3. "This is an audiological evaluation."
  4. "This is only a comprehensive hearing examination."
4.  In December 2016, the FDA issued a guidance document announcing the promulgation of regulations for over-the-counter hearing aids, with final regulations released August 17, 2022, and effective October 17, 2022. For OTC hearing aids:
  1. The recent FDA Regulations makes all state laws for OTC hearing aids null and void.
  2. No medical or hearing evaluation, or prior medical clearance is required for OTC hearing aid purchase.
  3. NY state laws and regulations now only require medical evaluation and prior medical clearance prior to hearing aid use in people under the age of 18.
  4. All of the above
5.  In NYS, which of the following records pertaining to the sale of a hearing aid are among those that need to be maintained?
  1. Files for each customer including tests; fitting selection data.
  2. Sales, rentals and servicing paper work for 6 years.
  3. Correspondence from consumers & file of advertisements.
  4. All of the above

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