Statutes & Regulations
The statutes and regulations are linked to below.
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All licensees and applicants are advised that engaging in mail order/remote hearing aid dispensing is forbidden under statute K.S.A. 74-5819 (f). The exact wording is below, in blue (for effect).
74-5819. Prohibited practices. No person may:
(a) Sell, barter or offer to sell or barter a license.
(b) Purchase or procure by barter a license with intent to use it as evidence of the holder's qualification to practice the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids.
(c) Alter materially a license.
(d) Use or attempt to use as a valid license a license which has been purchased, fraudulently obtained, counterfeited or materially altered.
(e) Willfully make a false, material statement in an application for a Kansas license or for renewal or reinstatement of a Kansas license.
(f) Sell through the mail, courier or delivery service, internet, telephonically or electronically hearing instruments without prior fitting and testing by a licensee except for a replacement of a hearing instrument that was previously fitted and tested by a licensee.
History: L. 1968, ch. 164, § 19; L. 2006, ch. 115, § 19; July 1.