Second Vision Plan Added To Covered California Exchanges
But the agreement doesn't mean that shoppers will receive subsidies for plans through EyeMed. Unlike primary health coverage offered directly through the state’s health insurance exchange, vision insurance for adults is not eligible for subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
The Sacramento Business Journal:
Covered California Focuses On Another Vision Care Provider
Covered California has added the retail vision centers of EyeMed Vision Care to the state’s health insurance exchange. This is the second vision plan to reach an agreement with the exchange. Rancho Cordova-based VSP Vision Care was the first provider announced in February. ... In a statement provided to the Business Journal, EyeMed president Lukas Ruecker said the company's digital tools will add a range of health options for exchange shoppers. "They’ll now have access to a network of independent doctors, leading retail locations and even online providers," Ruecker said. (Anderson, 4/30)