The French Competition Authority issues an opinion following its sector inquiry on hearing aids

Sector-wide Inquiry on Hearing Aids- the Autorité's Findings* The Autorité recommends separating the initial purchase of the hearing aid (including immediate fitting and setting during the first year) from the purchase of subsequent follow-up services. It also proposes removing the numerus clausus that limits the number of students graduating as hearing aid specialists each year, or failing that, raising the limit to expand access to care. The aim of these measures is to enable more patients to be

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority issues an opinion following its sector inquiry on hearing aids, 14 December 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2016, Art. N° 82446

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