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Self-pay for your sound processor

Learn about the process and options for paying out-of-pocket for your replacement sound processor.

Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 or Kanso® 2 Sound Processors

We know how important it is to always hear your best. That’s what our latest sound processors are designed to do.
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Connect with what you love

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Hear your best in noise

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Have control at your fingertips

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Enjoy convenient battery options

Why Self-pay?

Why Self-pay?

There are a few reasons you may decide to self-pay for a new sound processor -- maybe you don’t have insurance coverage or maybe your insurance has said it’s not yet time for you to upgrade. If you don’t want to wait to experience the benefits of the latest in sound processor technology, paying out-of-pocket might be right for you.
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Why Self-pay?

There are a few reasons you may decide to self-pay for a new sound processor -- maybe you don’t have insurance coverage or maybe your insurance has said it’s not yet time for you to upgrade. If you don’t want to wait to experience the benefits of the latest in sound processor technology, paying out-of-pocket might be right for you.

What is the cost?

What is the cost?

If you would like to self-pay, you can take advantage of the discounted self-pay price of $6,775 USD ($8,230 CAD) when you trade-in a Kanso or Nucleus 6 Sound Processor.1 If you prefer to keep your existing processor, the self-pay price is $9,775 USD2,3 ($11,730 CAD).

The decision to self-pay for a replacement sound processor is one that should not be taken lightly – that’s why Cochlear is here to support you through the process and answer any questions you may have.

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What is the cost?

If you would like to self-pay, you can take advantage of the discounted self-pay price of $6,775 USD ($8,230 CAD) when you trade-in a Kanso or Nucleus 6 Sound Processor.1 If you prefer to keep your existing processor, the self-pay price is $9,775 USD2,3 ($11,730 CAD).

The decision to self-pay for a replacement sound processor is one that should not be taken lightly – that’s why Cochlear is here to support you through the process and answer any questions you may have.

Options to help you pay the out-of-pocket cost

Payment options are not available on Canadian orders.

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1. Flexible Spending Account

An account established through your employer, that allows pre-tax dollars to be used for qualifying medical expenses. FSA funds expire at the end of the year, so make sure to plan ahead.

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2. Health Savings Account

HSAs are also established through your employer. These pre-tax funds can be carried over year-to-year, allowing you to save up to pay for qualifying medical expenses, such as a new sound processor.

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3. CareCredit®*

 

Offers interest-free financing plans to allow you to spread your payments out over up to 24 months.

What is the self-pay process?

What are you waiting for? Get your order started.

What are you waiting for? Get your order started.

If you are interested in getting your order started, please provide your information and a Customer Relationship Specialist will personally reach out you.
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What are you waiting for? Get your order started.

If you are interested in getting your order started, please provide your information and a Customer Relationship Specialist will personally reach out you.

References

  1. You may trade-in one (1) non-obsolete Nucleus Sound Processor when you choose to self-pay. This offer excludes upgrade orders placed through Reimbursement & Insurance Services. Limit 1 trade-in per order.
  2. Cochlear is pleased to offer this discounted cash price when self-paying directly with Cochlear. This price does not apply when placing an upgrade order through Cochlear’s Reimbursement & Insurance Services. The Reimbursement & Insurance Service is a Premium Service. Upgrade will be billed to your insurance at the existing list price for the upgrade. Coverage and out-of-pocket expenses will vary depending on your insurance benefit coverage. Please make your selections on colors, sizes, and other options prior to placing your upgrade order. Pricing subject to change at any time. The following states require that sales tax be charged on upgrade orders: Alabama, South Carolina, Illinois, and Delaware. Note: This price does not include any additional fees that may be incurred during the programming of the processor with your hearing healthcare provider. Products can be returned or exchanged within 90 days of your upgrade shipment date at no charge.
  3. Please keep in mind, if you choose to self-pay today, you may not be able to submit a claim to your insurance on your own if Cochlear is contracted with your private insurance provider.

 

Visit www.Cochlear.com/US/InsuranceList to see if Cochlear is contracted with your insurance provider. If Cochlear is contracted with your insurance provider, we suggest placing your order through Cochlear’s Reimbursement & Insurance Services.

 

You may only use this promotional offer for orders in which you personally pay out-of-pocket. You may not use this offer if you wish to seek coverage from Medicare, Medicaid, VA, Kaiser or Tricare or when using Cochlear’s Insurance and Reimbursement Service to process your order.

 

*CareCredit® is a registered trademark of ©2021 Synchrony Bank. All Rights Reserved. Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. See carecredit.com for details.

 

The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is compatible with the Nucleus Profile Plus, Nucleus Profile Series, CI500 Series, CI24RE (Freedom) Series, CI24R, CI24M and CI22M implants.

 

The Kanso 2 Sound Processor is compatible with the Nucleus Profile Plus, Nucleus Profile Series, CI500 Series, CI24RE (Freedom) Series, CI24R and CI24M implants. The Kanso 2 Sound Processor will not be compatible with the Nucleus® 22 (N22) Implant due to the Kanso 2 Sound Processor's size and coil type.