Hearing Aid Regulations

Hearing Aid Sales Regulations

The amendments to existing regulations issued July 6, 2002 included continuing education requirements for hearing aid fitters, provide for 30-day money back written guarantees on hearing aids, and revise certification fees for consistency with the statute. Pursuant to Act 153 of 1998, amending the Hearing Aid Sales Registration Act, 35 P. S. §§ 6700-101--6700-802.

Public comment on the proposed amendments closed August 5, 2002. Independent Regulatory Review Commission comments on the proposed amendments were issued 9/5/02. Final-form regulation was subsequently issued by the Department of Health and may be viewed in the Pennsylvania Bulletin online at:
www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol34/34-22/942.html and

Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters
Hearing Aid Sales Regulation

Pennsylvania Licensing Requirements for Hearing Aid Dispensers contains the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's summary of Pennsylvania's regulations.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has links to the full text of  hearing aid laws.