4747-1-02 Definitions and interpretations.

(A) The statement "includes the making of ear impressions for earmolds" shall apply only to earmolds that are used with devices as defined in division (A) of section 4747.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) "Obtained any fee or made any sale of a hearing aid by fraud or misrepresentation" means that any person who obtains a fee, i.e., the owner of the business, the hearing aid dealer or fitter, the supervisor, or trainee shall be held responsible for the sale of a hearing aid by fraud or misrepresentation regardless of whether or not that person was directly involved with the fitting or sale of the aid.

(C) The practice of dealing in or fitting of a hearing aid includes hearing screening of individuals, provided they are advised that the screening is to determine if they are a candidate for a hearing aid, and the results are reported as either pass or fail.

(D) In these rules, all references to the word "he" shall refer equally to either masculine or feminine gender.

Effective: 02/01/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/08/2008 and 02/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4747.04
Rule Amplifies: 4747.04
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/1977, 4/15/84, 2/15/97