17. Upon request for special consideration submitted previously to the Board by a hearing aid acoustician or a distributor for a person with a hearing deficiency, the Board may assume the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of a hearing device not listed in the Tariff for insured hearing aids and related services (chapter A-29, r. 8), under the terms and conditions prescribed in this Regulation, if it is demonstrated that the hearing device is of the same category and same type as a hearing device listed in the Tariff, that it corresponds to the specific hearing deficiency of the person involved and that no device listed in the Tariff corresponds to that specific deficiency.
O.C. 869-93, s. 17; O.C. 535-97, s. 13; O.C. 382-2006, ss. 9 and 28.