Loaner/Rental hearing aids

HearWHAC HearWHAC at netins.net
Thu Aug 3 22:11:50 EST 1995


In article <3vqjk0$3pt at newsbf02.news.aol.com>, soundhrg at aol.com says...
>
>One more thought on used parts...
>
>If I remember correctly, those hearing aids that we send back for credit
>aren't totally trashed.  Many of the parts go back into a hearing aid that
>has been sent in for repair.  So when you send in your 2 week old hearing
>aid in for repair because the receiver fizzled out, you may get a 3 month
>old receiver that has been in an ear full of cheese.  Those used parts are
>keeping the already outrageous prices down a bit.

I once fit a woman with binaural hearing aids and she returned them for a 
refund thirty days later. When your brother (President of a hearing aid 
manufacturing company) opened up the returned hearing aids, he found little 
worms crawling around. Should the parts in those hearing aids be reused?

Paul ;-)




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