Hearing CMC MEDI-CAL
- Physicians (does not apply to CMC)
- Participating Physician Groups (PPG)
Health Net plans cover hearing and balance tests provided by a member's physician, audiologist or other qualified provider in accordance with Medi-Cal guidelines (DOC) . Hearing aids, including molds, supplies, inserts, and an initial set of batteries, are also covered. Health Net contracts with Connect Hearing, Inc., Sonus and Hearing Healthcare Providers (HHP) to provide hearing aid services. Providers should refer members with a prescription, to one of these contracting providers. Once the contracting provider receives a prescription from the treating provider, the contracting provider verifies the member's eligibility and administers benefits in accordance with Medi-Cal guidelines (DOC) . For additional information on hearing aid services, refer to the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Medi-Cal Provider Manual.
Hearing aid testing is covered for pregnant women if it is part of their pregnancy-related care or for services to treat conditions that may cause problems in pregnancy.