National Hearing Care is an accredited service provider to the Australian Government Hearing Services Program (HSP).
The purpose of the program is to provide free or subsidised hearing services and hearing aids to Australians who are eligible under rules set out by the Department of Health.
Through the program, the Department is working towards reducing the occurence and impact of avoidable hearing loss by providing access to quality hearing services and devices for eligible participants.
National Hearing Care is a contracted service provider with the Department of Health’s Hearing Services Program and can help you access these services.
The Government Hearing Services Program website lists the full support that eligible participants can receive.
To be eligible for the Hearing Services Program, generally you must meet one of the following criteria:
Please note that a Seniors Health Card does not alone provide eligibility for the program.
If you're still unsure, call us on 1800 704 189 to speak to our helpful team and we will check on your behalf or what other options are available to you to access hearing health services.
Further eligibilty checks can be completed on the Departent of Health's Hearing Services Program website.
For more information, visit the Hearing Services Program website
Some of the services you can receive include:
If you meet the eligibility criteria as determined by the Department of Health Hearing Services Program, you can recieve fully subsidised hearing aids.
So yes, it is considered "free-to-the-client" because it is fully subsided by the Government program.
National Hearing Care is an accredited service provider with the Department of Health’s Hearing Services Program and can help you on checking your eligibility and accessing these fully subsidised services.
NHC has assisted thousands of people to check their eligibility for the Hearing Services Program and we can fill in the online application for you.
We will require your first name, surname, date of birth and eligibility number (for example: a Centrelink or DVA card) and contact details.
The online Hearing Services Program system will then check if you meet the eligibility criteria, which can take just a few minutes. From there, NHC can support you to finalise the online application process.
Once the application has been processed and approved by the Department of Health, you are now eligible to receive services under the Hearing Services Program and then it is your decision if you want to proceed with a hearing check or test with us.
Clients from other service providers regularly transfer to NHC for our care and our services. This is an easy process and comes at no cost to you.
The reasons for switching often include:
The relocation is easy, and we can do it online or over the phone.
Call us today on 1800 704 189 and see our difference.