Government approve hearing provider Nuheara

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by Rachael Jones

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The Australian government has approved the registration of hearing health care provider Nuheara.

The company will become an approved supplier to the government’s hearing services program.

In the 2017-2018 Federal Budget – the hearing services program was allocated $539 million. This program represents around 70 per cent of the total market. It’s the one of the largest government funded hearing health care programs in the world.

Over 3 million people in Australia have some form of hearing loss. Eligible Australians will be able to access free and subsidised hearing services.

The company will place their Assisted Listening Device (ALD) IQBuds on the device schedule.

Shares in Company Name Limited (ASX:NUH) are trading up 31.31% to 13c

Rachael Jones

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Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.