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Public consultation: The French Competition Authority looks for market-based solutions to the lack of availability of medical treatment and devices for the hearing impaired

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Only a few weeks after announcing on 10 February 2016 that it had taken up the matter of its own motion for an opinion on the competitive situation in the hearing aid sector, the Competition Authority launched a public consultation on 19 July 2016, in which the players in the sector are called upon to give their opinion by answering, by 20 September, some fifty questions on the competitive issues identified. In fact, while the investigation services have begun the work of analysing the sector by conducting some thirty hearings with manufacturers, patient associations, consumer protection bodies, purchasing and referral centres, hearing aid practitioners,

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  • L’actu-concurrence (Paris)

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Alain Ronzano, Public consultation: The French Competition Authority looks for market-based solutions to the lack of availability of medical treatment and devices for the hearing impaired, 19 July 2016, Concurrences Nº 4-2016, Art. N° 82180, www.concurrences.com

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