Does insurance cover the cost of an artificial eye prosthesis?

Most insurance policies such as PPO’s, HMO’s, EPO’s, and POS cover the cost of an artificial eye prosthesis, including MediCal, Medicare and most private insurance policies. Coverage for a prosthetic eye is not covered under a vision policy. An artificial eye is considered durable medical equipment. Check with your insurance policy that you have Durable Medical Equipment (DME) coverage.

Our office manager Debbie is here to help with any insurance questions you might have. She has over 20 years of experience in this office, and is here to assist you with any questions. Please feel free to call us so we can assist you in determining if your artificial eye is covered by insurance.

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