American Cochlear Implant Alliance

The mission of the American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance Foundation is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness.

ACI Alliance Strategic Plan Summary 2013-2016

Update Approved by Board of Directors on June 9, 2014


1. Encourage and support research on candidacy, criteria and the broad impacts of cochlear implants for children and adults

2. Advance awareness of best practices related to cochlear implants among patients and their families, clinicians including primary care doctors and other health professionals, early interventionists, educators, policy-makers, payers and the general public

3. Educate and encourage policy-makers and payers to take steps that expand access to cochlear implants

4. Build an effective, sustainable organization

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