Well, guys... It seems I'm going to have to go around to all the local convenience stores and put out one of those little "poor me" charity jars on all the counters by the registers or on the lottery scratch-off stations because my insurance doesn't cover hearing-aids. So, if you have United Healthcare and you think you might need a hearing aid in the future, your ass better start saving up now, quick. The hearing aid I need is $1200.00. I need two, but I can get by with just one for right now. If you know anything about me at all, you know I don't have two pennies to rub together, most times. Not feeling sorry for myself, just stating a fact,ya know. I live what you would call very “hand-to-mouth.” I have an appointment with a lady from the local deaf school to see if they'll help me get a free hearing-aid, but she told me not to get my hopes up because you almost have to be completely destitute before they'll be able to help you. Keep your fingers crossed.