The Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) provides children with health
insurance coverage that includes direct access to their local eye doctor for a
comprehensive eye examination, follow-up care, treatment, and, if needed,
eyeglasses or contact lenses. Comprehensive pediatric vision is one of 10
essential benefits authorized by the ACA as a required benefit for all health
plans sold in the new state-based health insurance marketplaces
(exchanges) and many plans outside the marketplaces.
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By Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, Colorado Pediatric Optometrist in Vision Therapy