Hearing Aids

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

Hearing Aid Audiology Limerick

Treatment Benefit Scheme

The Department of Social Protection operate the Treatment Benefit Scheme. Eligible patients and dependant spouses who have full PRSI cover may obtain a grant towards the cost of a hearing aid. This includes contributory pensioners, invalidity pensioners, those on disability benefit and their dependant spouses. (Conditions apply.) The grant is available to qualifying non-medical card and medical cardholders alike if they obtain a hearing aid privately. Full details of the eligibility conditions for the grant may be obtained from the Department Web Site: http://www.welfare.ie or from our clinics.

In the case of one hearing aid being required the grant is 50% of the cost up to a maximum of €500. If two hearing aids are required the maximum grant is 50% of the cost up to a maximum of €1,000. A grant is available every four years. A grant is also available for half the cost of repairs and ear moulds. (Conditions apply).
Hearing Aid Audiology Limerick

Health/medical expenses relief

Tax relief, for prescribed medical appliances, is available to taxpayers under the MED 1 Scheme. You may claim income tax relief for hearing aids, prescribed by a Practioner, payed by you in respect of any individual. (Conditions apply). Full details may be obtained from the Revenue Commissioners’ Web Site: www.revenue.ie or from either of our clinics.