4747-1-17 Licensee responsibilities.

(A) A licensed hearing aid dealer or fitter shall utilize the results of appropriate test procedures on every individual to whom the licensed dealer or fitter sells to or fits a hearing aid for and have them on file for a period of two years. The licensed dealer shall assume responsibility for the accuracy of test results prepared by others or perform re-tests according to rule 4747-1-19 of the Administrative Code.

(B) A licensed hearing aid dealer or fitter, firm, partnership, association, or corporation shall notify the board of any change of business or home address within thirty days after the change. Notification may be made by mail, fax, eMail, or electronically by logging into the Ohio eLicense system.

(C) A licensed hearing aid dealer or fitter shall notify the board of the entry of any felony or misdemeanor convictions other than minor traffic violations within thirty days.

(D) A licensee shall comply within thirty days to a request for information from the board and must cooperate fully with any investigation conducted by the board.

(E) Failure to comply with paragraph (B), (C), or (D) of this rule, may result in disciplinary action by the board, including suspension or revocation of a license.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4747-1-17

Effective: 6/11/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/27/2017 and 03/15/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4747.04
Rule Amplifies: 4747.02, 4747.12
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/1977, 4/15/84, 8/1/08