A Michigan lawmaker is teaming up with Miss Michigan to make it easier for children with hearing loss to get devices to help them hear.
State Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida, and KT Maviglia of Dundee are joining forces on a bill that would require health insurers to cover the cost of hearing aids.
Under the bill, insurers would cover new devices at least once every three years for kids up to age 21.
Maviglia was diagnosed with sensorineural hearing loss at the age of nine.
After she got her hearing aids, she said school became "a game of catch-up."