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Alabama Medicaid Changes Eyeglass and Eye Exam Benefit for Adults

10/5/2021


TO: Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, and Opticians

RE: Alabama Medicaid Changes Eyeglass and Eye Exam Benefit for Adults

For dates of service on or after August 14, 2021, the Alabama Medicaid Agency Eye Care Program provides one complete eye exam and one pair of eyeglasses every two calendar years for eligible adults 21 years of age and older through ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians.

For further information about the Eye Care Program, see Chapter 15 of the Provider Billing Manual at https://medicaid.alabama.gov/content/Gated/7.6.1G_Provider_Manuals.aspx.


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