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Widex Senso Pricing

G. M. Alf gmalf19 at gte.net
Tue Sep 30 11:29:25 EST 1997

On Mon, 29 Sep 1997 23:05:28 UNDEFINED, gandalf at aud.org wrote:

>>I just purchased a Widex Senso hearing aid for my mom - total cost to
>>me was $1229.85 Canadian dollars. This included audiogram, ear
>>impression, 8 batteries, and dispensing fee. It works wonderfully.
>I am happy for you.
>>I suspect that the audiologists in the USA are naturally protecting
>>their turf with the no price discusion rule. It appears that US
>>customers are paying a much higher dispensing fee.
>There may be market forces operating in the US that do not operate under the 
>socialism of Canada. Our mailboxes don't blow up, we already fought off the 
>desire to split into two nations, and some parts of our country are actually
>warm all the time. So What? That doesn't make us better than you, just 
>different. Neither does your socialist medical system make you better than us. 
>For each Senso sold at cost, 5000 Canadians come into the US for their medical 
>All things may not be exactly what they appear to be.
We have about 10 customers who come from Canada to purchase aids from
us because of our selection, service and (if you can believe) price.


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