May is Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM). This month provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of hearing health. Early identification and intervention for hearing loss are important. Many people live with unidentified hearing loss, often failing to realize that they are missing certain sounds and words. Checking one’s hearing is the first step toward addressing the issue.
We are committed to working with you to identify and help members with hearing problems. Efforts are being made to inform members at various stages using resources about the hearing aid benefits and solutions available through our program and provider network. This year a customized variable map is included in the mailer that locates the top 5 partner providers based on a member’s address. The goal of the map is to:
Join us in celebrating BHSM and check out this information sheet to help you strengthen how we work together and treat members with hearing needs. Thank you for all you do to care for our members and support our programming.