July 13, 2015
Tuesday, July 14th
11:00am – Noon
U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Room HVC-200
Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI)
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ)
Max Richtman, NCPSSM President/CEO
Frank R. Lin, MD, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Center on Aging and Health
The speakers will discuss the hearing loss challenges facing our nation’s older citizens, including the link between hearing loss and dementia, and H.R. 1653 the Medicare Hearing Aid Coverage Act of 2015 which Congresswoman Dingell has introduced. The National Committee Foundation will release an issue brief discussing the merits of expanding hearing aid coverage in Medicare.
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Media Inquiries to:
Pamela Causey 202-216-8378/202-236-2123
Kim Wright 202-216-8414