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Ear Candling: Is It a Safe and Effective Earwax Removal Method?
Proponents of ear candling claim that this procedure can remove earwax buildups, clear up sinus congestion, improve hearing problems, or even reduce migraines or other headaches. But is there any truth to these claims? And even more importantly, is ear candling safe?...
Do Hearing Aids Affect Your Real Hearing?
One of the questions our audiologists sometimes get at our Mesa and Scottsdale hearing clinics is this: “Do hearing aids affect your REAL hearing?” It’s a valid question, and the answer may surprise you. But first, let’s talk a little bit about the purpose of hearing...
Could Anemia Cause Hearing Loss?
As medical professionals continue to investigate the connection between hearing loss and other health conditions, the link between anemia and hearing loss comes up again and again. While the topic has been studied for over 20 years, additional research is still needed...
What to Expect During a Newborn Hearing Screening
Did you know that infants undergo a newborn hearing screening before they even leave the hospital? That’s right … along with all the other tests and procedures that are done on babies, testing for hearing loss happens before you even get to bring them home. If you...
Diabetes and Hearing Loss: What’s the Connection?
According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetes and hearing loss are two of America’s most common health issues. In fact, the ADA states that research has shown hearing loss frequency in diabetics to be twice as common as that found in non-diabetics....
What to Expect During a Hearing Test
One of the concerns we hear most often at our Mesa and Scottsdale audiology clinics is patients wondering what to expect during a hearing test. We find that many people know that the end result of a hearing evaluation is learning whether or not they have hearing loss....
6 Helpful Tips For Living With Single-Sided Deafness
Single-sided deafness (SSD) is a condition marked by profound hearing loss in just one ear. When the loss is one-sided but more mild to moderate in nature, the condition is typically referred to as unilateral hearing loss. As you might expect, experiencing either of...
5 Key Benefits of Learning American Sign Language
Learning American Sign Language, or any other type of sign language for that matter, has often been tied closely with the hearing impaired community. But did you know that even if you aren’t deaf and don’t have hearing loss, you and those around you could benefit from...
4 Hearing Aid Trends for 2023 and Beyond
As 2022 fades into our rear view mirror and we head deeper into 2023, it’s time to look at hearing aid trends that could affect you or a loved one if you have hearing loss. Today, we’re going to take you through 4 major trends we expect to see throughout this year and...
Accessible Gaming For People With Hearing Loss
In past decades, accessible gaming was not always an option for video game lovers who had any kind of visual, auditory, or motor disability. Gamers with disabilities either couldn’t play a particular game or they needed to make their own adaptations in order to play....
Hear Well. Live Well.
"My life is changed forever with my new Phonak Paradise hearing aids. I’m so proud and thankful that I tell everyone I meet how wonderful it is to hear paper rustling and my own footsteps on the floor again. It is a miracle and a blessing. Thank you Adam Dipuccio and doctors at AHG for my new life!!!"
"We want to thank Dr. Johnson and the staff at the South Scottsdale office for their prompt service. When I had a problem with one of my hearing aids, they saw me within an hour of my call to their office, and resolved the problem in a few minutes. We appreciate a business that is so helpful and caring."
"Dr. Johnson did a wonderful job evaluating what would work for me. He is very pleasant, listens to the needs of the patient, answers all questions, and makes you feel very comfortable. I have been helped with hearing aids for both my tinnitus and hearing loss. Don’t hesitate to go see Dr. Johnson if you are in need... He is the best in the business!"
"I had a hearing aid quit on me. I went into the Mesa location and was greeted by a pleasant young lady and was promptly helped to get my hearing aid working again. And there was no charge !! Great service and pleasant staff. What a great experience !!"
“I have been using AHG for several years and they have been just great to work with. I get the hearing devices I need and they are well taken care of by AHG while I own them. Gary is a great audiologist and the receptionist is always helpful, friendly and available. Try them, you’ll like them.”
“We do not know how to thank you for the amazing professionalism and compassion you demonstrated to our family recently in addressing the hearing loss of my wife. Your kindness far exceeded your obligation as an Audiologist to provide competent professional care and we are very grateful. We were so fortunate to find you.”
Will health insurance cover my hearing aids? What about ear wax removal?
Insurance covers many hearing & audiology services
Most insurance typically covers the cost of earwax removal services, with the patient paying only their standard policy deductible. However, the cost of earwax removal is not as expensive as you might think – without going through insurance, the cost of a standard earwax removal is $95.00 for either one ear or two.
We proudly contract with the insurance companies listed below. Our list is constantly growing, so check back often to see if your company is included. Alternatively, you can call us for assistance with your plan’s coverage, or to see if we contract with your insurance.
ACN Connected Care
Aetna / ALL plans/ Banner
Arizona Care Network (ACN)
Arizona Complete Health (AHCCCS)
Allwell Commerical / AHCCCS
American Postal Workers Union (APWU)
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment (AHCCCS)
Arizona Medical Network (AMN)
AZ Complete Health Care
Banner University Medicare Advantage (SNP)
Banner University LTC (AHCCCS)
Banner University Family Care (AHCCCS)
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Auth required for Banner)
Children's Rehabilitation Services (CRS)
Cigna (All Plans)
Fortified Provider Network (HMN)
Great West Health
Health Choice (AHCCCS)
Health Choice Pathway (SNP)
Health Management Network (HMN)
Healthnet (All Plans)
Healthnet Federal Services
Humana (All Plans)
ICE Health Services (IHS)
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicare Part B
Magellan Complete Care
Mercy Care Advantage (SNP)
Mercy Care Plan (AHCCCS)
Mercy Care Group Health
Mercy Care RBHA
Mercy Maricopa Integrated
Molina Care (AHCCCS)
Oscar Healthcare (Cigna only)
OWCP (Workers Comp.)
Refugee Medical Asst. Program (RMAP)
Southwest Services Administrators
Tricare West Region / HNFS
Triwest / VA Community Care
United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)
UHC AARP Medicare Complete (Auth required for Banner)
UHC Dual Complete (SNP)
UHC Community Plan (AHCCCS)
United Mine Workers Union (UMWU)
United Healthcare (Auth required for Banner)
VA Community Care
Washington State Labor of Industry
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