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California Medi-Cal Vision Benefits

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About Medi-Cal Vision Coverage

Medi-Cal’s vision program is part of the benefits offered for eligible Californians under the Medi-Cal umbrella, which offers health insurance coverage to low-income people and families who qualify. Vision benefits are available for those who are enrolled in California Medi-Cal and are eligible for full benefits. Those who apply for healthcare through Covered California will find out if they are eligible for Medi-Cal.

An important part of any health care coverage is the availability of vision benefits for single individuals and their families. Freeway Insurance agents are licensed and bilingual and can help you find health insurance.

What is Included in Medi-Cal Vision?

Medi-Cal vision benefits include:

  • Routine eye exam once every 24 months
  • Eyeglasses (frames and lenses) are available for those under 21 and nursing home residents
  • Contact lens testing if disease or a condition prohibits the use of eyeglasses
  • Some low-vision testing for vision impairment not correctable by glasses, surgery or medicine
  • Artificial eye services for those who have lost an eye

Does Medi-Cal Vision Cover Eye Exams?

Yes. As a matter of fact, all Medi-Cal members are eligible for a routine eye exam once every 24 months, which checks the health of the eyes and tests for any need for an eyeglass prescription.

Does Medi-Cal Vision Cover Glasses?

Only Medi-Cal members who are under 21 years old and residents of a nursing home receive coverage for eyeglasses (frames and lenses).

How Do I Apply for Medi-Cal Vision?

Under California state law, virtually every one of legal immigration status and California residency is required to have health care or be subject to a penalty for not having health insurance. Whether you’re looking to apply for Medi-Cal or health coverage through Covered California, the process can be intimidating.

Luckily, Freeway Insurance, the premier health insurance broker, has partnered with Covered California and some of the nation’s most trusted carriers to find you the best health quote available and to simplify the process of obtaining low-cost or no-cost health insurance. Plus, Freeway’s services are absolutely 100% free.

Find Affordable Healthcare and Vision Services in California!

Eligible consumers who would like to apply for Medi-Cal health insurance can do so at any time during the year. But, for other Medi-Cal benefits, as well as qualifying health plans for Covered California health marketplace, let one of our knowledgeable Freeway Insurance health professionals answer all your questions and help you through the Covered California open enrollment period.

Speak with a friendly Freeway Insurance health agent today. Call 800-777-5620 or check for a free health insurance quote.

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