Does UnitedHealthcare Vision cover Lasik?


Quick Answer

As of 2015, most large vision insurance providers, including UnitedHealthcare Vision, do not cover LASIK procedures, according to QualSight. UnitedHealthcare Vision and other insurers typically view LASIK as an elective surgery and not one that is medically necessary. Some specialty unions that self insure may offer coverage for LASIK surgery.

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Does UnitedHealthcare Vision cover Lasik?
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Full Answer

The UnitedHealthcare Vision program offers certain benefits and discounts for its members, including discounts on laser eye surgery, according to the United Healthcare website. An additional option for people to save money on LASIK is to set aside money in a flex spending or health savings account, which allows a individual to hold pre-tax dollars from income for medical purposes.

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