Frequently Asked Questions
- What insurances does McGuire's accept?
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- How do I know what benefits my insurance company provides?
- When you come in for your consultation, our office staff will gladly
contact your insurance company for an answer.
- My insurance pays for only a small part of a hearing device. What other
options do I have?
- McGuire's offers affordable financing plans, with interest as low as
0%. (Credit approval is required.) McGuire's also sells a wide range of
hearing devices, with varying price points. Our licensed hearing dispensers
will help you determine what device is both appropriate and affordable for
Ask Our Hearing Professionals
- My friends bought hearing aids from the newspaper for only $29. Why are
yours more expensive?
- These devices are not considered hearing devices. They are amplifiers.
A hearing device is a medical device custom fit and custom manufactured to
meet the hearing needs for a specific individual, adding to its production
cost and its value.
- What if I purchase a hearing instrument that I don't like?
- New York State has a 45-day trial period, allowing you to test your
device. If there are any concerns about your device, the staff at McGuire's
will work closely with you to improve its fit, performance, or use. Our
team's goal is to ensure that patients enjoy a positive hearing
- My hearing loss is manageable. Why should I purchase hearing devices if
I only have some hearing loss?
- We know from extensive research that when the brain is deprived of a
sensory experience – like hearing -- its ability to hear and
interpret speech will deteriorate. As time goes on, the brain can lose its
ability to understand and process speech, resulting in greater sensory
- Why do I need 2 hearing aids? Won't 1 be good enough to address my
- The brain is wired to be "binaural", meaning that it requires speech
input from two sources – your ears. While there are people who can
benefit from just one hearing device, more than 95% of hearing-impaired
people require two hearing instruments.