>How ironic. I just had a patient 3 weeks ago bring in a hearing aid that he
> purchased in Europe. The company that manufactured it also makes hearing
> custom HA's in the US. I couldn't get it repaired in the US. It had to go
> Germany. Oh....the convenience of saving money. Actually the patient is a
> student here in the US, but it demonstrates the problem relating to this
I forgot to mention, I'm still waiting for the hearing aid....