Hearing Health Is Missing From Employee Wellness Programs | Reuters

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POMONA, Calif., May 1, 2015

POMONA, Calif., May 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- While hearing health is fundamentally important to health and productivity, it remains almost completely absent from most employee wellness programs. According to a new survey of more than 500 benefits professionals conducted by EPIC Hearing Healthcare, the majority of employers (70 percent) currently offer a wellness program, but only 8 percent of these integrate hearing health.[i]

"The majority of hearing loss can be easily managed with the right access to hearing care and hearing aid treatment," said Brad Volkmer, president and CEO, EPIC Hearing Healthcare. "Tragically, many people pu