Does My Insurance Cover Contacts?

Contact lenses are among the most popular items in the world. And with good reason: they offer a great solution for people who need to see clearly. But what if something goes wrong? What if you lose your contacts or they get contaminated? In this blog post, we will answer some of the most common questions about contact lens insurance and help you figure out whether it’s right for you. We’ll also provide tips on how to file a claim if something goes wrong.

What is contact coverage?

Contact coverage is a term used by insurance companies to describe the amount of damage or injury your policy will cover in the event you contract an illness or injury while out of town and away from your usual doctor. Coverage can vary based on the specific policy you have, but typically it will provide at least $500 per occurrence for medical expenses and up to $10,000 per event for lost wages. Contact coverage is unique because it covers both injury and illness, unlike other types of insurance that only cover one aspect of an accident.

What are the benefits of contact coverage?

Contact coverage is a type of insurance that covers damages you may incur from accidents, like when you slip and fall on ice. This type of insurance is important if you work in an environment where you are likely to come into contact with other people or objects. Contact coverage can also protect you from illnesses such as the flu, which are often spread through contact with others.

Contact coverage can also help if you’re involved in a car accident. If your auto insurance doesn’t cover damage to your car from another driver, then your contact coverage may do. Contact coverage can also help pay for medical expenses that occur as a result of an accident, such as hospital bills and rehabilitation costs.

How much does contact coverage cost?

Contact coverage can be a costly addition to your insurance policy. For contact lenses, the average annual premium is around $100 per year, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. The cost may vary depending on the type of contact lens you have and your state’s insurance regulations. Many people opt for contact coverage just in case they need it, but don’t realize how much it can cost until they actually need it.

Who is eligible for contact coverage?

Contact coverage is a type of insurance that typically provides reimbursement for medical expenses incurred as a result of contact with an infectious agent, such as the flu. Contact coverage can also help pay for costs associated with preventative care, such as vaccines.

Contact coverage is most commonly provided by health insurance plans offered through employers or by government programs like Medicare. However, contact coverage may also be available through a variety of other sources, including private health insurers and individual plans sold through state-based exchanges.

To be eligible for contact coverage, you must have medical insurance that offers the type of coverage you’re seeking. Additionally, you must meet certain requirements pertaining to your health condition and the specific types of contacts covered under your policy.

If you are interested in finding out if your health insurance covers contacts, you can AskHealthInsurance about your policy’s coverage details or speak to an advisor at your insurer or broker.

How do I purchase contact coverage?

Contact coverage is an important part of insurance, but it can be difficult to determine whether your policy covers contacts. To find out, call your insurance company and ask them. Many policies cover contacts if they are prescribed by a doctor. If you need to replace your contact lenses, be sure to get a policy that covers those costs as well.

What are the exclusions from coverages?

Contact lenses are not typically covered by insurance, but there are a few exceptions. If you have Medicare or some other government-provided health insurance, your policy may cover contacts. If you have a valid prescription from your doctor, your contact lens insurance may also cover them. In many cases, the cost of contacts will be included in the price of your prescription drug plan.

If you don’t have any form of insurance or if it doesn’t cover contacts, most eye doctors will offer a discount on contact lenses if you purchase them at the time of your appointment. Most pharmacies also offer discounts for contact lens purchases.


If you are uncertain if your insurance covers contacts, it is best to check with your provider. However, many health plans do cover contacts, so don’t be afraid to ask. In the meantime, here are a few tips on how to save money on contact lenses: -Shop around for the best prices. -Join or sign up for a loyalty club that offers discounts on contact lenses. -Ask your doctor if there is a price reduction plan available to you that utilizes your current medications and/or medical conditions.