FLAA Legislative Alert – Public DOH Meeting Regarding HA Return Policy & OTC Regulations

FLAA Legislative Alert

Attention Members! Department of Health Meeting on September 28th at 4:00 pm Eastern

Following the recent announcement of the OTC Hearing Aid Final Rule at the federal level, an emergency meeting has been scheduled to discuss Florida’s current return policy for hearing aids and the newly released OTC regulations. The meeting will be a joint workshop with Florida’s Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Florida’s Board of Hearing Aid specialists. The meeting is open to the public and we encourage our members to attend virtually. Please see meeting notice below.

Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing
Department of Health – Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited – September 28th Joint Meeting with the Board of Hearing Aid Specialists.

DATE AND TIME: September 28, 2022, 4:00 p.m. EST

PLACE: Please join my meeting from your computer or tablet using GoToMeeting at https://meet.goto.com/335609357 or by phone (Toll Free) 1(866)899-4679 or (571)317-3116, using Access Code: 335-609-357

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: Joint meeting with Board of Hearing Aid Specialists involving discussion and actions, including, but not limited to general board business and rules. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: https://floridasspeechaudiology.gov/meeting-information/. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: the Board office at (850)245-4161. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice). For more information, you may contact: the Board Office at (850)245-4161.