InComm Payments partners with TruHearing to integrate hearing services into healthcare delivery

InComm Payments announced its partnership with TruHearing a provider of hearing benefit solutions, to integrate hearing services into InComm Healthcare’s multi-portfolio benefit map.

TruHearing offers the widest selection of best-in-class hearing benefit solutions to respond to rapidly changing market dynamics and enable healthcare plans to customize their hearing benefits to fit the best to their strategic objectives. InComm Payments’ unique multi-wallet benefit card allows health plans to offer multiple additional benefits and wellness incentive programs to their members on one card.

According to a recent survey by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), more than half of adults report having hearing problems, but only 11% of these respondents have sought treatment. Financial limitations, including the cost of hearing treatment and lack of insurance or sufficient coverage, were cited as barriers for 44% of people with untreated hearing loss.

Through this partnership, the InComm Healthcare Benefit Card will be integrated with TruHearing’s proprietary benefits, provider and customer management platform, Echoas a payment option for hearing aid products and services.

InComm Healthcare provides healthcare plans with a program through which they can allocate funds to certain key healthcare benefits, such as:

  • OTC products
  • Healthy food
  • Dental, vision and hearing
  • Meals and products delivered to your home
  • Transportation
  • Internet and utility bill payments
  • Home Care
  • Incentives and rewards

Health plans have the ability to combine multiple benefits on a single configurable card, and also benefit from comprehensive compliance reporting by benefit category, simplifying annual plan management.

Through TruHearing, covered members can access audiology exams from the nation’s largest network of over 7,000 provider locations, as well as remote care and telehealth services, as well as hearing aids from six major hearing aid manufacturers. hearing aids around the world, helping members improve their health and quality of life. . People with untreated hearing loss often withdraw from social opportunities, which can lead to isolation, loneliness, and depression. Hearing health is also linked to overall health, and people with untreated hearing loss often have balance problems, leading to falls and increased healthcare costs. Access to hearing services encourages treatments that can prevent these risks.

“Adding TruHearing benefits to our network will further enhance the convenience we provide to health plans and their members through access to multiple in-demand benefits and services on a single card,” said Brian ParlottoExecutive Vice President at InComm Payments.

“We are excited to further enhance our robust hearing benefit solutions with new alternatives for healthcare plans by joining the InComm Healthcare network,” said Tommy McDonald, CEO of TruHearing. “This partnership further strengthens our mission to give people with hearing loss access to affordable diagnosis and treatment.”

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