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Colorado Office of Hearing Aid Provider Licensure
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Welcome to the Hearing Aid Provider Homepage

The Colorado Office of Hearing Aid Provider Licensure (Office) regulates individual hearing aid providers, hearing aid associates, and hearing aid trainees in the State of Colorado. The mission of the Office is to maintain the profession's integrity and protect its consumers. The Office's activities include licensing hearing aid providers, investigating complaints, and enforcing disciplinary actions against those who violate the Hearing Aid Providers Practice Act and the Director's Rules and Regulations.

The Office works in conjunction with the National Board for Certification Hearing Instrument Sciences (NBC-HIS), the Colorado Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA), the Colorado Academy of Audiology (CAA), and the Colorado Hearing Society.

Program Information

Public Notices

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - September 16, 2022

The Office of Hearing Aid Provider Licensure will hold a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide testimony before the Director considers adopting multiple new and revised rules to implement Colorado House Bill 22-1284 (Concerning updates to state surprise billing laws to facilitate the implementation of surprise billing protections, and aligning state law with the federal "No Surprises Act"); Executive Order D 2022-032 (Directing State Agencies to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care in Colorado); and Executive Order D 2022-034 (Protecting Colorado’s Workforce and Expanding Licensing Opportunities). 

 

Implementation of Executive Orders D 2022 032 and D 2022 034 

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new rules to implement the directives of Executive Order D-2022-034 (Protecting Colorado’s Workforce and Expanding Licensing Opportunities).

 

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all healthcare Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new rules to implement the directives of Executive Order D-2022-032 (Directing State Agencies to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care in Colorado).

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - July 18, 2022

The Office of Hearing Aid Provider Licensure will hold a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide testimony before the Director considers adopting the proposed revisions to Rule 1.2, to implement Colorado Senate Bill 22-116 (Concerning the ability of an individual to obtain an occupational credential through the occupational credential portability program).

 

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - May 3, 2022

The Office of Hearing Aid Provider Licensure will hold a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed rule revisions. The revisions to Rule 1.4 are proposed in compliance with section 12-20-203, C.R.S., allowing licensees the ability to change the status of their license to inactive.

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - August 30, 2021

The Office of Hearing Aid Provider Licensure held a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing on August 30, 2021, that allowed stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback before the Director considered revisions to Rule 1.8(B), to implement Colorado Senate Bill 21-077 (Concerning the elimination of verification of an individual's lawful presence in the United States as a requirement for individual credentialing).

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - March 18, 2021

The Office of Hearing Aid Provider Licensure will hold a VIRTUAL Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback before the Director considers adopting revisions to Rules 1.2 and 1.12, to correct language in the rules that conflict with portions of the statutes in Colorado House Bill 20-1326 (Concerning an expansion of an individual's ability to practice an occupation in Colorado through creation of an occupational credential portability program); and Colorado Senate Bill (Concerning required disclosures to patients regarding formal actions based on sexual misconduct). These revisions are required by the Office of Legislative Legal Services (OLLS).

Legislative Updates
Program Information

Zen Mayhugh, Program Director

Office of Hearing Aid Provider Licensure
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-894-2988  |  Fax: 303-894-7764  |  Email: dora_dpo_licensing@state.co.us

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