At Arbor Eye Center, our goal is to promote good eye health and enable you to have the clearest vision possible. We accept several types of vision insurance, cash, checks, and most credit cards. We inform our patients about exam and treatment costs at the beginning of your appointment. If you require a breakdown of costs, please let us know.
The knowledgeable staff at Arbor Eye Center is experienced in working with vision insurance providers. We will work directly with you and your vision insurer to submit claims regarding your vision care. We strive to ensure that you understand your insurance coverage and will answer any questions you may have regarding your benefits. Many current vision plans are designed to cover most of the basic vision-related costs, but not all costs associated with eye care. Most plans often require a co-payment for an office appointment as well as additional costs that are covered by the insured patient.
Contact our office at 512-258-2120 to find out if your insurance provider is accepted in our office or for more information about your vision coverage.
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Flexible Spending Accounts
Many employers are offering Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options to employees. Sometimes these are referred to as cafeteria plans and are elective, supplemental insurance savings plans. These plans are designed to let you save money in an account, pre-tax, to pay for additional medical expenses such as eye exams, glasses, contacts, and often laser vision surgery. Check with the benefits administrator at your work to see if you are eligible for this program. FSAs can typically be used in conjunction with any vision insurance plan to offset any out-of-pocket costs on your behalf.
Other Payment Options
Our Austin optometry staff understands that cost is a concern when evaluating vision care providers. We do not want cost to be an obstacle to maintaining proper eye health and good vision. We accept various forms of payment and are able to discuss financing options with you prior to any examination. At Arbor Eye Center, we also accept cash, check, and major credit cards. Call 512-258-2120 today to schedule your eye exam today.
What types of insurance are accepted?
- Medical Insurance
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- First Health Network
- Golden Rule
- Great West
- Scott & White Health Plans
- TriWest Healthcare Alliance (Veterans)
- United Health Care
* We have a very unique contract with all of the vision plans that we accept and are approved to process glasses through our own lab. Our lab has a fast turn-around-time and we can process prescription lens orders for your new or previously worn frame. If you use a previously worn frame we will need the frame for approximately 1 hour.
- Eyemed Vision
- Met-Life Vision
- Spectera Vision or United Health Vision
- Superior Vision
- Vision Care Plan
- Vision Service Plan (VSP)
If you do not see your plan listed here, please call our office to find out if we accept your insurance.
If you have vision insurance and a very strong prescription or a large difference in prescription between your eyes, contact us about how to get your entire year's supply of lenses to be covered by insurance.