Costco Optical locations accept several types of vision insurance, including national providers like Davis Vision, FEP BlueVision, MESVision, Spectera, VBA Vision, and VSP. But, keep in mind, optometrists at Costco are independent doctors not employed by Costco and may not accept insurance for eye services. For more details, see below.
The List of Costco Optical Insurance Accepted
Costco Wholesale accepts most vision insurance plans, according to Costco’s website. But you must be a Costco member to visit a Costco Optical center.
We searched insurance providers’ websites and contacted Costco Optical centers in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington to confirm that Costco takes the following national vision insurance plans:
Your local Costco may also take regional insurance plans; contact your nearest Costco for details.
About 10% of the Costco Optical centers that were contacted said their eye doctors do not accept insurance. Optometrists at Costco are independent doctors not employed by Costco and may not accept insurance for eye services. Products like glasses and contacts, however, can be billed through insurance. Before booking an appointment, you may want to contact your local Costco to find out if the eye doctor at the location nearest you accepts insurance.
Costco Optical centers also suggest contacting your vision insurance provider to make sure Costco is in-network.
Costco accepts many different types of vision insurance, including Davis Vision, FEP BlueVision, MESVision, Spectera, VBA Vision, and VSP. You must be a Costco member to visit a Costco Optical center. And, even though Costco accepts various vision insurance plans for products, you’ll want to make sure the optometrist at your local Costco takes insurance for eye services and that Costco is in your insurance’s network.
For an alternative to Costco Optical centers, we also have the details on insurance accepted at Sam’s Club Optical Centers.