PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
SPEECH AND HEARING SERVICES PRACTICE ACT
54-2906. Dealing and fitting of hearing aids. (1) The board shall have the authority to promulgate, by rule, written contract forms that are in compliance with the provisions of this chapter.
(2) Any licensed audiologist or hearing aid dealer and fitter who fits and dispenses hearing aids shall provide to each client:
(a) A written contract executed between the audiologist or hearing aid dealer and fitter, and the client, in accordance with rules established by the board for each hearing aid dispensed;
(b) A minimum thirty (30) day trial period that shall include a provision for the refund of moneys paid for every hearing aid dispensed; and
(c) Written notice of the name, mailing address and telephone number of the board.
(3) A person licensed as a hearing aid dealer and fitter shall, when dealing with a person eighteen (18) years of age or younger, obtain written confirmation that such person has been examined by a licensed otolaryngologist or audiologist within thirty (30) days of the sale of any hearing aid.
[54-2906, added 2005, ch. 277, sec. 2, p. 856.]