Department of Health and Family Welfare has issued the orders related to the revision of rates and guidelines for reimbursement of expenses on purchase of Hearing Aids under CS(MA) Rules, 1944 and CGHS.
The revised ceiling rates fixed for various types of Hearing Aids (for one ear) are as under:-
Body worn / Pocket type – Rs.2,500
Analogue BTE – Rs.7,000
Digital BTE – Rs.20,000
ITC / CIC – Rs.25,000
The cost of hearing aid shall include all taxes including VAT and shall carry three years warranty. The cost of Analogue BTE / Digital BTE / ITC / CIC type hearing aid shall also include the cost of ear mould.
More details to know about the topic, pl. visit the CGHS website.