The reasonable costs of approved hearing services and devices can be reimbursed to workers for their work-related An injury/disease is work related if it arose out of or in the course of employment and the scope of employment. injuries or illness.
Prior approval should be obtained before a hearing device is provided, using the Hearing Assessment and Device Request form or the Hearing Assessment and Device Exception Request form.
A WorkSafe Approved Hearing Device List for a given year is sent to contracted providers annually. Providers should select hearing devices for workers from this list that meet the worker’s needs.
Refer to policy for Hearing Services & Devices including information about:
- who can provide services and devices
- what information is needed to approve services and devices
- what WorkSafe will and will not pay for