We accept the following insurance plans at Accent on Vision Albuquerque:
(Note: Accent on Vision Albuquerque is not contracted with Centennial Medicaid Vision plans that cover routine vision exams. However our office is in network with the Centennial Medical plans that cover non-routine eye care such as treating eye injuries and disease.)
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Davis Vision – Commercial Plans Only
- March Vision
- Molina Healthcare
- Presbyterian Health Plan
- Presbyterian Senior Plan
- Tricare of the West
- Triwest Healthcare Alliance
- United Health Care
- Vision Benefits of America
- Vision Care Direct
- Vision Service Plan (VSP)
Payment Options: We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Care Credit, and Cash.
All overages and payments will be due at the time of service.
More Vision Benefits Information
Today’s health care environment has become more confusing and complex. Understanding your health insurance and vision benefit is not as easy as it once was. Our practice has provided this information to untangle and clarify many misconceptions about third party care and your vision.
It is important for all patients to understand a fundamental principle of the third party mechanism. Unless your provider (doctor or health care facility) specifically takes assignment of benefits, the patient is ultimately responsible for any non-covered services and their charges. The insurance relationship is between the patient and the insurance company not between the patient and the provider.
Many common vision insurance programs only cover the vision part of the overall eye health examination. There are two distinct and important elements to every visit to our practice. The most important aspect of your visit is to insure quality of life by providing you with a comprehensive, thorough medical examination of your visual system. Many eye diseases that affect your vision have little or no symptoms until the problem has become sight-threatening. Routine eye health examinations are critical to prevent debilitating eye disease.
It may be necessary for your doctor to perform additional special testing to insure the overall systemic health of your eyes. Some of this additional testing may not be covered as part of your vision benefit. Payment for these additional special tests is the financial responsibility of each patient.
Our practice fully participates in the Medicare program. We accept assignment of benefits on behalf of each eligible patient. The eye health examination is a fully covered service under the Medicare program. However, as mandated by Federal law, the refraction part of the vision section of your exam is a non-covered service. Each Medicare patient will be charged for the refraction. This charge must be paid for at the time of service during your visit. The purchase of frames, lenses, lens options and coatings is the responsibility of each Medicare patient.
Hopefully, this information will give you a better idea of the vision benefit you are using today. Our insurance coordinator is available to answer any questions. Due to the large number of different Vision Insurance Benefit Programs, it is impossible to know the specific details and reimbursement policies of each. If our doctors do not participate in your Vision Benefit Program, we will be happy to provide you all the necessary forms and documentation for you to submit to the carrier for reimbursement.
Thank you for your understanding and patience. If you need more information about whether we accept your plan, please give us a call.