Priority Ranking ​

  • Bilateral (or Unilateral) implantation for post-meningitis.
  • Bilateral (or Unilateral) implantation for children who are deaf blind.
  • Bilateral (or Unilateral) implantation for sudden hearing loss (previous normal hearing bilateral within the past two years).
  • Bilateral (or unilateral) implantation of children under 4 years of age.
  • Unilateral implantation of children under 8 years of age.
  • Unilateral implantation of individuals 8 to 18 years of age, with hearing loss greater than three years duration that has progressed to severe profound, who are primarily oral/aural communicators .
  • Unilateral implantation of individuals 8 to 18 years of age, with congenital/ pre-lingual severe to profound hearing loss, who are primarily oral/aural communicators.
  • Second implant for children under 8 years of age (catch-up category).
  • Second implant for individuals 8 years of age to 17 years of age, with hearing loss greater than three years duration that has progressed to severe-profound, who are primarily oral/aural communicators.
  • Unilateral implantation of individuals 8 to 17 years of age, with hearing loss greater than three years duration, who demonstrate minimal oral communication skills.
  • Unilateral implantation of individuals over 17 years of age, with hearing loss greater than three years duration, who demonstrate minimal oral communication skills.
Last Modified

31-Aug-2014 03:02 PM