OMB Finishes Reviewing FDA’s Proposed OTC Hearing Aid Rule

By Beth Wang / October 5, 2021 at 3:49 PM
The White House has finished reviewing FDA’s highly anticipated proposed rule that would establish an over-the-counter category of hearing aids, meaning FDA could soon release the proposal in line with the November deadline set by President Joe Biden. The White House Office of Management and Budget began reviewing the proposed rule in August, and OMB finished reviewing the proposal Friday (Oct. 1) . FDA has missed several deadlines for issuing the proposed OTC hearing aid rule, “Medical Devices; Ear, Nose...

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