Vision Care Services

Routine eye exams and visual aids are covered for all NC Medicaid and NC Health Choice beneficiaries, regardless of age. Select Vision Care Services include visual fields, punctum plugs and cataract surgery.

  • Routine eye exams include the examination of the eyes in the absence of disease or symptoms to determine the health of the organs and visual acuity.
  • Visual aids are the manual correction of diminished eyesight by way of select eyeglasses and medically necessary contact lenses.

Fee Schedules

Program Specific Clinical Coverage Policies


NC Medicaid Clinical Section
Phone: 919-855-4260
Fax: 919-733-2796

This page was last modified on 03/03/2023