The Department of social and family affairs have a treatment benefit scheme. This is available to eligible patients and dependent spouses who have a full PRSI contribution cover. Conditions apply but details are available on their website http: www.welfare.ie
The Department pays up to half the cost of a hearing aid or repair to a hearing aid subject to a fixed maximum of €500.00 for one or €1000.00 for two hearing aids.
Health/Medical Expenses Relief
You may claim tax relief for prescribed medical appliances (Hearing Aids), available to taxpayers under the Med 1 scheme. Details available on the revenue commissioners website http: www.revenue.ie.
Please do not hesitate to ask more information with regards to Financial assistance or health/medical expenses relief at any of the two clinics as we will be happy to help in this regard.