Does America’s Best Accept Medicaid? Accepted Insurance Plans Listed

America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses does not accept Medicaid. We checked the America’s Best website and called 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. America’s Best does, however, accept the following national vision insurance plans:[1]

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Avesis
  • Community Eye Care (CEC)
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed
  • Heritage
  • MetLife
  • National Vision Administrators (NVA)
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • UnitedHealthcare

America’s Best also offers its own vision plan to California residents.

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 glasses for children and young adults (under 21), as well as glasses for adults if they are deemed medically necessary.[2]

Vision Centers That Accept Medicaid

While you cannot use Medicaid at America’s Best, there are a few vision centers that typically accept the coverage program, 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 article covers out-of-pocket Medicaid expenses.


    • Lindsey Desmet says:
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      Hello, Peggy! Yes, we were able to find America’s Best locations that accept Aetna insurance. We have updated our article to reflect this. Keep in mind that coverage will vary depending on your particular plan; the locations we checked accept employer-offered Aetna plans with vision coverage, for example. You may want to contact your insurance provider to confirm that America’s Best is in-network for you before your appointment. Best of luck!

    • Lindsey Desmet says:
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      Hello, Yajaira! Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield offers several different vision plans. While America’s Best does accept Blue Vision plans at some locations, acceptance varies by location and will depend on which specific plan you have. It is best to contact your local America’s Best to determine whether it accepts your insurance.