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Hearing Aid Assistance Program

About the Program

The District of Columbia Department of Health (DC Health) Hearing Aid Assistance Program (HAAP) provides District residents with a household income of less than $100,000 a year with a reimbursement to offset the cost of purchasing a hearing aid.

Residents that purchase/purchased a hearing aid between June 1, 2018 and September 15, 2021 can qualify to receive a reimbursement. A reimbursement of up to $500 per applicant is available depending on the out-of-pocket cost and funding availability.

Program Qualifications 

To qualify for a reimbursement, the applicant must be a District resident and meet one or more of the following requirements:

  • 0- 14 years of age;
  • 65 years of age or older;
  • Have a disability;
  • Have an annual gross household income of less than $100,000.

To receive a reimbursement, the applicant must complete the District of Columbia’s HAAP application in its entirety. The application must be accompanied by the following required documentation:

  • Proof of District residency;
  • Proof of income;
  • Proof of hearing aid purchase; and
  • Verification of hearing impairment from a doctor.

How to Apply 

To apply for a reimbursement:

Application Instructions:

Frequently Asked Questions

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