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Conversations are happening across the country to ensure safe, quality hearing assistance is available to those who need it. Check below to see what’s happening in Michigan.

Did you know?

17% of Michigan's population has some form of hearing loss.

Past consumer protection action

January 14, 2022. NAAG Responds to FDA’s Comment Request on New Over-The-Counter Hearing Aid Rules.

“In response to a request for comments from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding new rules regulating over-the-counter hearing aids, NAAG submitted comments encouraging the FDA to take the below steps to ensure that states maintain a role as regulators in this emerging market.”

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October 8, 2021. AG Nessel Issues Notice of Intended Action to AZ Hearing Device Business

"Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel issued a notice of intended action under Michigan's Consumer Protection Act to an Arizona business by directing the company to cease and desist from engaging in allegedly unlawful business practices related to its sale of advertised 'hearing aids.'"

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May 12, 2021. Attorney General Nessel Issues Consumer Alert on Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

"Consumers must remain proactive because, as we have seen time and time again, what looks like a good deal is not always a legitimate one," Nessel said. "My office is committed to holding companies that use these deceptive practices accountable. If you've fallen victim to these tactics, contact my office immediately."

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