Alaska Statutes Sec. 08.55.120 - Testing of Hearing

(a) A hearing aid dealer may take threshold measurements to determine the need for a hearing aid, but may not perform diagnostic procedures to determine the cause of a hearing impairment or charge a fee for a hearing measurement.

(b) A hearing aid dealer shall include in every printed advertisement for the services of the dealer the following statement bordered in black:

Alaska law permits a hearing aid dealer who is not a licensed physician or a licensed audiologist to test hearing only for the purpose of selling or leasing hearing aids; the tests given by a hearing aid dealer are not to be used to diagnose the cause of a hearing impairment.

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