EyeCare America

From agency: The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
Resource Details
Description OVERVIEW: Offers target group specific programs based on eye health.

1) SENIOR EYE CARE: People eligible for a referral through program receive a comprehensive medical eye exam and up to one year of care-at no out of pocket cost- for any disease diagnosed during the initial exam.
o Must be 65 or older
o Have not seen an ophthalmologist in three or more years
o Can not belong to an HMO or receive eye care benefits through the VA
o Insurance will be billed and accepted as payment in full resulting in no out-of-pocket cost for physicians services. Uninsured will be seen at no cost.

2) GLAUCOMA EYE CARE: Those eligible for a referral through the program receive a glaucoma eye exam and the initiation if treatment is deemed necessary. Patients with insurance will be billed and are responsible for any co-payments.
o Have not had an eye exam in 12 months or more
o Are at an increased risk for glaucoma based on age, race, and family history of glaucoma
o Can not belong to an HMO or receive eye care benefits through the VA
o Insured will be balanced billed. Uninsured will be seen at no charge.

*Individuals should go to www.eyecareamerica.org to complete eligibility requirements. *
Defined coverage areas:
United States - Nationwide
Physical Address 655 Beach Street
San Francisco CA
94109 United States
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Hours Of Operation For administrative phone service.

Mon: Noon 4PM
Tue: Noon 4PM
Wed: Noon 4PM
Thu: Noon 4PM
Fri: Noon 4PM
Disabilities Access N/A.
Eligibility Program dependent. See notes.
Application Process Visit website www.eyecareamerica.org for online referral questionnaire to determine eligibility.

Contact Information
Mailing Address PO Box 429098
San Francisco CA
94142 United States
Toll Free Number 877-887-6327
Fax Number 415-561-8567
Main 877-887-6327
Main Email Address pubserv@aao.org
Main Contact Title Customer Service
Main Contact Phone 877-887-6327
Director or Senior Administrator Name Gail Nyman-York
Director or Senior Administrator Title Program Manager
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 877-887-6327
Director or Senior Administrator Email Address pubserv@aao.org