Increase to Hearing Aid Benefit

Effective January 1, 2013 the allowance for one hearing aid is increased to $3000 with the allowance for a second hearing aid increased to $1000. Prior to 2013 the allowance for two hearing aids totaled $1000. Certain criteria must be met in order to claim this benefit. Call the Fund Office at (301) 731-1050 between 8 am and 4:30 pm to get more information.

TruHearing MemberPlus® Program

Hearing Aid Discount Program

TruHearing is a national discount hearing services company and is brought to you by VSP, your vision care provider, and the partnership between VSP and the EWTF.  TruHearing, like the EWTF, is not an insurance company. However, because you have a hearing aid benefit through EWTF, this program will maximize your benefit and reduce your out-of-pocket expense. Call TruHearing at 844-291-5528 for details.

TruHearing is offering all VSP members and their covered dependents free access ($108 value) to the TruHearing MemberPlus® Program to enjoy deep discounts on some of the most popular digital hearing aids on the market.

To take advantage of the TruHearing discounts is easy. All an EWTF VSP member has to do is:

  1. Sign up at
  2. Call TruHearing at (844) 291-5528 to schedule an appointment. Remember to mention that you have a hearing aid benefit through the EWTF.
  3. Visit the hearing aid center, receive the exam and purchase discounted aids.
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