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File #: 19-0725    Version: 1
Type: decision Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2019 In control: LEOFF I Disability Board
Agenda date: 8/12/2019 Final action: 8/12/2019
Title: Approval of Case #07-19 Hearing Aid Request
Attachments: 1. 07-19

Title

Approval of Case #07-19 Hearing Aid Request

 

Report

Issue:

Whether to approve payment for hearing aids for LEOFF 1 member and if approved, for what amount.

 

Staff Contact:

Debbi Hufana, H R Analyst, General Government, Human Resources, 360.753.8149

 

Background:

The board must decide whether or not to approve the request for hearing aids in the amount of $3,800.00 or $2,999.96.  He has submitted estimates from:

 

Costco                                                               Vida 8 ITE                                                                                    $2,999.96

Miracle Ear Center                                          Binaural set of 5500                                                               $3,800.00

 

The member is requesting hearing aids from Miracle Ear Center.  In accordance with LEOFF policies and procedures, the member submitted quotes from at least two licensed audiologists.  The hearing aids include a three year warranty.  The member has not requested hearing aids in the last three years.

 

Attachments:

Application for payment of services, current hearing test, and estimates are attached.

 

Reference:
LEOFF Disability Board Policies and Procedures (2018) F. Hearing Aids