EyeCare America
www.eyecareamerica.org

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

SERVICES:
1) SENIOR EYE CARE: People eligible for a referral through the 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
 
Hours Of Operation For administrative phone service.

Mon: 11AM 3PM
Tue: 11AM 3PM
Wed: 11AM 3PM
Thu: 11AM 3PM
Fri: 11AM 3PM
Program
Eligibility Program dependent. See notes.
Application Process Visit website www.eyecareamerica.org for online referral questionnaire to determine eligibility.


Contact Information
Toll Free Number 877-887-6327
Fax Number 415-561-8567
Main 877-887-6327
Main Email Address eyecareamerica@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 eyecareamerica@aao.org
Sites offering this Program 655 Beach Street