America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses does not accept Medicaid at most locations.
We contacted America’s Best locations in Arizona, Florida, Missouri, New York, and Washington to find out if they take Medicaid — none of the locations we contacted accept Medicaid.
However, acceptable plans vary by location, so it’s best to double-check your specific plan with a store associate when scheduling your appointment.
Your local America’s Best may accept the following vision insurance plans:
- America’s Best Vision Plan
- Community Eye Care (CEC)
- Davis Vision
- Heritage Vision Plans
- National Vision Administrators (NVA)
- Spectera Vision Care
- Superior Vision
- VSP (Note: America’s Best is an out-of-network provider for VSP.)
When Is Medicaid Vision Coverage Required?
Medicaid vision coverage is not required by law, but there are a few situations in which Medicaid will always cover the cost of glasses.
Medicaid will cover two pairs of replacement glasses per year for children and young adults (under 21), as well as one pair of glasses per year for adults if they are deemed medically necessary.
Vision Centers That Accept Medicaid
While you generally cannot use Medicaid at America’s Best, there are a few vision centers that typically accept it, including:
Since Medicaid-approved locations vary by state, you’ll want to contact your local Walmart and/or Visionworks to find out if it takes Medicaid.
To find even more places that accept Medicaid for eye care, you can consult your individual plan provider.
For more details on Medicaid-related costs, our research covers out-of-pocket Medicaid expenses.
- America’s Best store customer service representatives