After nearly 10 years of dedicated service to TruHearing, Tommy Macdonald will transition from his role as CEO for TruHearing, effective January 9, 2023, and move into an advisor role on the WS Audiology Board of Directors, TruHearing’s parent company. Tommy has been succeeded as CEO by Trent Sterling, who joined TruHearing from Sterling Health Advisors. “WS Audiology and its Board of Directors are deeply grateful to Tommy, who has led TruHearing in an exemplary manner and, together with
DRAPER, UTAH – November 15, 2022 – Despite the life-changing benefits that hearing aids can bring to those with hearing loss, many remain hesitant when it comes to pursuing them. That hesitancy can come from a variety of factors, most notably the unfair shame and stigma that often surround hearing aids, and the lack of hearing healthcare coverage provided to US employees to help cover the cost.
DRAPER, UT – September 13, 2022 – Health benefits are one of the most attractive offerings an employer can provide, but they often fail to provide enough coverage to meet employee needs and expectations. Dental and vision benefits are typically considered table stakes by employees, with newer health offerings growing in popularity, but for those with hearing loss, coverage can be much harder to find.
TruHearing® Survey Shows U.S. Employees with Hearing Loss Are Underrepresented in DE&I Efforts DRAPER, UT – July 12, 2022 – While corporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) efforts may be on the rise, those with hearing loss are a population that continues to be left behind by companies when it comes to providing inclusive healthcare opportunities. According to a new survey by TruHearing, the market leader in hearing healthcare benefits, only a quarter of employees
Veterans and Military Service Members Gain Access to Broad Range of Hearing Healthcare Benefits DRAPER, UTAH – July 28, 2022 – TruHearing, the market leader in hearing healthcare benefits¹, continues to expand access to hearing healthcare through its recent alliance with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), a nonprofit combat veterans’ service organization. This new relationship will help provide hearing healthcare to over a million veterans and military service members, a population consistently at higher
TruHearing Survey Reveals That Few Employers Offer Hearing Benefits, Despite High Demand Among Employees DRAPER, UT – June 8, 2022 – According to a recent survey from TruHearing, the market leader in hearing benefits, almost all of the general population of employees surveyed (94%) agree that it is at least somewhat important for employers to offer hearing benefits as part of their overall employee benefits package, and more than half (53%) feel it is important
TruHearing Moves to Make Hearing Benefits as Prevalent as Vision and Dental Coverage TruHearing Now Offers an Insured Option for Hearing Benefits DRAPER, Utah, Dec. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TruHearing has partnered with Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company® to introduce a hearing health insurance plan, giving benefits professionals the opportunity to offer hearing benefits as an ancillary offering, similar to vision or dental. With this strategic move, TruHearing is boosting access to hearing health benefits for employers, public
TruHearing survey reveals struggles of those with hearing loss during phone and video calls are underestimated. Online Screening Tools for Hearing Loss Can Help Catch Issues Sooner DRAPER, UT – November 2, 2021 – As remote working continues to be a widespread norm, challenges communicating over the phone and during video calls has taken on new importance, yet many employees may be underestimating the difficulty that untreated hearing loss may be creating in these situations.
Newly Launched TruTime Program Encourages Employees to Get Involved in Their Communities DRAPER, UT – August 5, 2021 – TruHearing, the market leader in hearing benefits, has launched a companywide program to encourage employees to give back to their communities. The new TruTime initiative provides two paid days annually to support participation in charitable or community-based causes. The TruTime program reflects TruHearing’s commitment to its values (Improve, Delight, Align, Enjoy, Be Tru) beyond its four walls
First Annual “Hearing in the Workplace” Survey by TruHearing Uncovers Top Productivity Challenges Among Employees Prior to Being Treated with Hearing Aids DRAPER, UT – June 24, 2021 – As signs of hearing loss build over time, frequent misses and mistakes can take a toll on workers and their employers in the form of reduced productivity. In its first annual “Hearing in the Workplace” surveyi, TruHearing, the market leader in hearing benefits, surveyed working individuals and
Hearing Health Organization to Partner with Leading National Life Insurance Company in Offering Four Hearing Health Plans DRAPER, UT – June 17, 2021 – TruHearing, the market leader in hearing products and solutions, is expanding access to hearing benefits through its recent partnership with Amalgamated Life Insurance Company, one of the nation’s leading providers of comprehensive insurance solutions. Amalgamated Life Insurance Company currently offers a wide range of group and voluntary benefits; this partnership integrates hearing
TruHearing Achieves HITRUST® CSF Certification, Demonstrating Commitment To Data Security And Risk Mitigation Hearing Health Organization Reaches Standard of Excellence for Healthcare Information Security and Privacy DRAPER, Utah, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TruHearing, the market leader in hearing benefits, is proud to announce its Echo platform and supporting infrastructure, as well as its headquarters in Draper, Utah and colocation facility in Bluffdale, Utah, have achieved the HITRUST CSF Certification from HITRUST, an organization that
Thanks to everyone who entered our Love to Hear Sweepstakes. We enjoyed reading all your beautiful, heartwarming, and sometimes humorous stories about all the sounds you love to hear with your hearing aids. And congratulations to the winner of our drawing for the $100 gift card: Pat Gill of Tiffin, OH. Here is what Pat had to say: “I have a 4-year-old grandson. He waited almost 3 years to start talking. When he finally said ‘I
Starting in January, 2016, Highmark’s Medicare Advantage members with Freedom Blue PPO plans will be eligible for hearing aid coverage through TruHearing. Members will be eligible for coverage for a routine hearing exam, hearing aid fitting and evaluation, and two hearings aids per calendar year at significant cost savings. Although hearing aids normally cost about $2,500 each, this enhanced Highmark hearing aid benefit through TruHearing means members will only pay $699 to $999 per hearing aid, depending
Benefit offered through TruHearing relationship should improve access to hearing tests and increase affordability for hearing aids Medicare beneficiaries in select states will soon have better access to hearing examinations and affordable hearing aids thanks to Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), a leading health and well-being company, teaming up with TruHearing, a hearing health care services and hearing aids company. One in four Americans 70 years and over has a hearing impairment, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dellecker to help TruHearing expand access to low-cost hearing aids across the US Cindy Dellecker, former Senior Vice President of Senior Market and Health Plan Operations at Highmark Inc., has accepted a position on the TruHearing Advisory Board. Dellecker brings over 25 years of experience in managed care to TruHearing and will act as an advisor and consultant through TruHearing’s continued growth and expansion. “Hearing healthcare has always been an important issue to me on
Friedman to leverage experience growing complex managed care systems Jack Friedman, CEO of Providence Health Plan, has accepted a position on the TruHearing Board of Directors. Friedman brings to the position over 20 years of experience in managed care and will advise and consult on strategic business initiatives and contribute to the continued growth of TruHearing in the healthcare industry. Friedman started serving on the board in November of 2014. “I’m excited to be a
Blue365 and TruHearing are proud to announce the winner of the Hear to Help Sweepstakes! Kathy White of Lawrence, KS! “This has been an answer to our prayers,” says Kathy, who entered the Hear to Help Sweepstakes in the hope of winning a pair of hearing aids for her mother, Thelma. Thelma was diagnosed with hearing loss a number of years ago, but at the time she couldn’t justify the cost. “I noticed that in
“It’s actually two lives you’ve saved; his and mine!” Truhearing’s hearing benefit solutions keep you fully engaged in life by making hearing healthcare affordable and accessible. We love to be able to change lives and hear how our hearing benefits have helped those in need. The following is a thank you from one of our satisfied customers: Dear TruHearing, Because of you, my husband heard a bird yesterday…the first time he’s heard that sound in
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TruHearing Achieves HITRUST® CSF Certification, Demonstrating Commitment To Data Security And Risk Mitigation Hearing Health Organization Reaches Standard of Excellence for Healthcare Information Security and Privacy DRAPER, Utah, March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TruHearing, the market leader in hearing benefits, is proud to announce its Echo platform and supporting infrastructure, as well as its headquarters.