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Wisconsin Vision Eye Doctors Accept BlueCross BlueShield Insurance

Optometrists at Wisconsin Vision take BlueCross BlueShield vision insurance at all of our eye care centers statewide. As in-network BlueCross BlueShield vision providers, we’ll help you get the most value out of your benefits.

BlueCross BlueShield vision benefits

BlueCross BlueShield offers several different vision plans for individuals and employers, each with different benefits. All BCBS vision benefits include coverage for:

The cost of copays, allowance amounts, and whether your allowance for frames is yearly or every other year, depends on which plan you have. For all plans, you can choose to use benefits for eyeglass lenses OR contact lenses each calendar year.

Who does BlueCross BlueShield use for vision?

In Wisconsin, BlueCross BlueShield vision plans are administered by EyeMed Vision Care. Our eye doctors are all EyeMed in-network vision providers, so you can use your BCBS or EyeMed benefits at any Wisconsin Vision location.

How to use BlueCross BlueShield vision insurance

The way insurance plans and policies are worded can make it hard to understand what’s covered and where to start. At Wisconsin Vision, we make it easy to use your BlueCross BlueShield vision insurance.

  1. Choose a Wisconsin Vision location
  2. Call or visit the store with your insurance info handy
  3. We’ll check your benefits and answer your questions

We also make it easy to manage out-of-pocket costs associated with your vision care. CareCredit, FSA (flexible spending accounts) and HSA (health savings accounts) are accepted at all our stores.

Find a BlueCross BlueShield vision provider in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Vision eye doctors accept BlueCross BlueShield vision insurance at all 26 of our locations.


BlueCross BlueShield vision providers in Wisconsin

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a BlueCross BlueShield insurance plan with vision benefits cover?

BCBS insurance plans can cover annual eye exams, cataract surgery, contact lenses, eyeglasses, eye exams, LASIK eye surgery, pediatric vision care and screening for conditions. However, coverage depends on your plan and geographic location.

How much does an Anthem BlueCross BlueShield vision plan cost?

With a Blue View Vision Insurance plan, you get yearly eye exams and lenses for a $10-$20 copay. Contact lenses are also available yearly with a $80 to $200 allowance, but availability changes to every 24 months if bundled with health insurance. New frames are available on the same timeframe as contact lenses, but with a $130-$200 allowance. Other benefits include up to $800 off of LASIK and up to 75% off of retail costs if you visit an in-network doctor.

Who does BlueCross BlueShield use for vision care?

Wisconsin vision insurance plans are administered by EyeMed Vision Care. Every eye doctor at Wisconsin Vision is an in-network EyeMed vision provider.

Are Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield the same company?

The answer varies depending on the state you live in, but in most states they are the same company. In Wisconsin, Anthem BlueCross BlueShield is one association.

Does BlueCross BlueShield cover contact lenses?

BlueCross BlueShield vision plans typically include a yearly allowance for contact lenses. The amount varies depending on which plan you have. Members must choose between using eyeglass lens benefits OR contact lens benefits each calendar year.

Does BlueCross BlueShield cover eye exams?

BCBS vision coverage includes benefits for a yearly comprehensive eye exam. The copay amount can vary depending on which plan you have. You can use your BCBS eye exam benefits at any Wisconsin Vision location.

How much does BlueCross BlueShield cover for eyeglasses?

How much coverage is available for eyeglasses (including frames, lenses, and lens treatments) varies by plan. Most BCBS vision plans include an annual or biannual frame allowance, and a copay for standard optical lenses. If you want to upgrade your lenses or add treatments (anti-glare, blue light blocking, etc) there may be additional copays or out-of-pocket costs. We’re happy to check your BCBS vision benefits for you and explain what’s covered.

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