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How To Choose Vision Insurance and Get The Most Out Of Your Current Plan

happy family in a field of flowers 640×350 1Choosing the right vision insurance plan can be a daunting task, but it’s important to make the best decision for your eye health and financial well-being. If you’re considering a new vision insurance plan or reviewing your current coverage, here are a few things to keep in mind.

For any questions or concerns about vision insurance, call Bob Yip OD & Associates (Alafaya Eye Care) to speak with a friendly staff member.

1. Determine Your Needs

Before choosing a vision insurance plan, it’s important to determine your specific needs for you and your family. Are you in need of routine eye exams, glasses or contacts, or is it more important for you to have coverage for specialty procedures like LASIK or cataract surgery? Understanding your needs will help you select a plan that covers the services you require.

2. Know Your Network

Check the network of providers for the insurance plans you’re considering. Make sure your optometrist is part of the network before enrolling in a plan.

3. Check for Coverage Limitations

Review the plan’s coverage limitations and exclusions. Some plans may limit the number of exams or glasses you can receive in a given year, or exclude certain procedures altogether.

4. Cost Considerations

Cost is always a factor when choosing insurance. Compare the monthly premium, copays, and out-of-pocket costs for each plan to determine which one provides the best value.

5. Customer Service

Don’t underestimate the importance of good customer service. When you have a question or issue with your insurance, you want to be able to speak to a knowledgeable representative who can help you resolve it quickly. Consider the insurance company’s reputation for customer service when making your decision.

If you already have vision insurance, it’s important to review your coverage annually to ensure that it still meets your needs. Check if there have been changes in your network, coverage limitations, and costs, and consider switching to a different plan if necessary.

Vision and Medical Plans We Accept

At Bob Yip OD & Associates (Alafaya Eye Care), we accept the following plans:

  • VSP
  • EyeMed
  • Avesis
  • Davis Vision
  • Tricare
  • United Health Care
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • Superior Vision
  • National Vision Administration (NVA)
  • Medicare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UMR

Don’t see your plan here? Call us, and we’ll happily guide you through your options. At Bob Yip OD & Associates (Alafaya Eye Care), our goal is to help make eye care affordable without compromising on quality.

To learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment, call Bob Yip OD & Associates (Alafaya Eye Care) in East Orlando today!

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