Silencing the Competition: Inside the Fight Against the Hearing Aid Cartel

American Buddhist Net

Why do Americans pay eight times more for hearing aids than the British? Hearing aids are big business, and a cartel controls the industry through mergers, patents, and control of audiologists.


Very good article. Similar problematic vertical integration in eyeglasses and other medical devices. Bose over-the-counter hearing aids are a new thing only recently allowed by the FDA. ABN

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