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Medicare/Medicaid Vision Benefits - 1 of 3 ...

By Madeleine Vessel ; reviewed by Gary Heiting, OD

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Different kinds of vision care are included in Medicare and Medicaid programs that the U.S. government funds for qualifying Americans age 65 and older, individuals with specific disabilities and people with low income.

To access vision services, you first need to understand what kind of Medicare and/or Medicaid plan...

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What Does Cataract Surgery Cost? - 2017 Update

At first, this approach may seem unfair. But insurance providers argue that:

Reading glasses are much less expensive than premium IOLs and easily can provide you with functional vision.

Many people must pay for and wear eyeglasses that correct common refractive errors such as nearsightedness and farsightedness. Unless you have supplemental vision insurance , regular health insurance typically...

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Medicare/Medicaid Vision Benefits - 3 of 3 ...

Medicaid Coverage

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Medicaid is the U.S. health program that provides medical benefits to groups of low-income people who may have no medical insurance or inadequate medical insurance.

Although the federal government establishes general guidelines for the program, each state sets Medicaid requirements and benefits — including Medicaid vision benefits.

Whether or not you are eligible for Medicaid benefits depends on the guidelines your state adopts.

Federal Poverty Guidelines For Medicaid Eligibility

Income requirements to be eligible for Medicaid benefits...

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