What are the benefits of a vision care plan?
All of the above. There are many benefits to having a vision care plan, including cost savings on eye exams and vision correction as well as access to eye care resources.
True or false: You must have a vision care plan to get an eye exam.
False. A vision care plan is not required for eye exams, although it could save you money on routine eye care.
Who can help you learn more about your vision care plan?
A vision care plan provider is the best source of accurate information about your specific plan and what is or isn’t included.
True or false: vision care plans are always included with your regular health insurance.
False. Although some eye care needs may be covered by regular health insurance, a vision care plan is different coverage that helps with routine and preventative eye care.
How can you save money on eye care needs?
All of the above. There are many ways to save money on eye care needs, like using a Health Savings Account (HSA), Flex Spending Account (FSA), shopping around for different prices, or signing up for a vision care plan.
Can you buy name brand glasses with a vision care plan?
Yes, although the entire cost may not be covered. Ask your plan provider or eye care professional for an explanation of benefits to determine what your out-of-pocket cost will be.
True or false: vision care plans or vision insurance only cover the cost of an eye exam, but no portion of the eyewear itself.
False. Vision care plans usually allow up to a certain dollar amount spent towards purchasing glasses or contacts.
If I don’t already wear corrective eyewear, why should I still get an eye exam regularly?
All of the above. Like any kind of health care, it’s important to get your eyes checked regularly because your vision can change at any time. In addition to important preventative care, eye exams could even detect greater health issues unrelated to your eyes.