What is the price for a hearing aid?

Every compulsory health insurance fund pays a fixed amount for new hearing aids for adults every six years.

The amount distinguishes between the  compulsory health insurances slightly. Please take the exact sum of money from your personal offer.

For 2008 the regulations of the compulsory health insurances are (no responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information):

  • one-sided provision (monaural/ 1 hearing aid): 720 euro
  • bilateral provision (binaural/ 2 hearing aids): 560 euro for one Side
  • ear mold per ear: 35 euro

 

Concerning primary care health insurances will bear the costs. Costs not covered by the health insurance amount to at least 10 euro per hearing aid. The additional payment increases with the price of the hearing aid.
The private insurances´ amount differs a lot and depends on the contract with the health insurance. To get the detailed information, we can contact your health insurance.

 

What is the price for a hearing aid?
Comparable to hotels, hearing aids can be classified in categories. More stars are comparable to more comfort and according to this a higher price.
The prices listed below are for behind-the-ear as well as in-the-ear hearing aids (no responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information):


Standard

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requirement:

  • one-on-one conversation in calm ambience
  • better comprehension while listening to TV/Radio

Price: 720 euro per hearing aid

 

Middle-class

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requirement:

  • one-on-one conversation in calm ambience
  • better comprehension while listening to TV/Radio
  • distance hearing
  • sound quality

Price: 800 – 1200 euro per hearing aid

 

Comfort

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requirement:

  • one-on-one conversation in calm ambience
  • better comprehension while listening to TV/Radio
  • distance hearing
  • sound quality
  • one-on-one conversation with background sound
  • Events in calm ambience, e.g. lectures
  • Conversation on the street
  • Events in noisy ambience. e.g. celebrations

Price: 1200 – 1800 euro per hearing aid

 

Premium

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requirement:

  • one-on-one conversation in calm ambience
  • better comprehension while listening to TV/Radio
  • distance hearing
  • sound quality
  • one-on-one conversation with background sound
  • Events in calm ambience, e.g. lectures
  • Conversation on the street
  • Events in noisy ambience. e.g. celebrations
  • huge rooms, e.g. churches, theatres…
  • music and artistry events
  • comfortable handling

Price: 1800 – 3600 euro per hearing aid