Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 55. Hearing Aid Dealers
Section 200. Definitions.
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AS 08.55.200. Definitions.

In this chapter,

(1) "audiologist" means an individual licensed as an audiologist under AS 08.11;

(2) "dealing in hearing aids" means the sale or lease, or attempted sale or lease of hearing aids, and the recommendation, selection, fitting, or adaptation of hearing aids;

(3) "department" means the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development;

(4) "hearing aid" means a prosthetic instrument or device designed for or represented as aiding, improving, or correcting defective human hearing and the parts, attachments, or accessories of the instrument or device; "hearing aid" does not include cochlear implants, middle-ear implants, vibro-tactile speech-reading aids, other aids for cued speech, or group or individual auditory training units and assistive devices;

(5) "hearing aid dealer" means an individual licensed under AS 08.55.010;

(6) "physician" means a person licensed as a physician under AS 08.64.

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