Vision insurance is not the same as your normal health insurance, even though it helps you pay for your eye care expenses. Many health insurance plans do not cover trips to eye care practices for corrective procedures. If you want to pay smaller out-of-pocket rates for eye procedures, eye exams, and glasses or contact lenses, you need to get vision insurance.
What Insurance Plans Does eyecarecenter Accept?
At eyecarecenter we accept major insurance carriers such as:
- Superior Vision
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- United Health Care
If your insurance plan isn’t listed here, don’t worry. Simply give us a call and we’ll look into it.
What’s the Difference Between Health Insurance and Vision Insurance?
Your health insurance and vision insurance can actually work together. Private insurance companies will either offer vision insurance plans you can purchase on your own, or partner with health insurance companies to offer you package deals.
Should I Have Vision Insurance?
Those who have healthy eyes and don’t have a history of eye problems should still get routine eye exams to make sure their eyes are healthy. These exams are usually affordable without insurance. However, if you have poor vision or if your family has a history of eye disease, you may want to consider vision insurance.
What about Medicare? Does My Plan Include Vision Insurance?
It depends. Medicare Parts A and D do not cover vision. Part B does not cover corrective procedures but may cover eye exams, eye-related medical problems such as diabetic retinopathy, and certain eye surgeries.
If you want Medicare to cover corrective vision procedures, you can also purchase a Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C). Log into MyMedicare.gov and click on Plans and Coverage to find out if your Medicare Advantage Plan includes vision.