A Step-By-Step Guide for Verifying EyeMed Insurance

Mar 30, 2015
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Dr. Ryan Corte provides a step-by-step guide (with screenshots) for verifying EyeMed insurance. Know your patient's eligibility before their appointment.

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Verifying insurance is an important step in delivering an outstanding patient experience!

The last thing you want is a patient to show up at your practice for their scheduled appointment, only to find out they are not eligible for an exam through their insurance. Even worse, if they cancel their appointment, you're left with an empty slot that is virtually impossible to fill!

Step 1: Go to the Eyemed Portal

Step 2: Log in with your user ID and password 

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Step 3: Search for the member using one of the following options:

Option A: Member ID Search

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Option B: SSN Search

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Option C: Name Search

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Option D: ZIP Code Search

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Step 4: Select the patient’s name

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Step 5: Select a location and click on “Check Eligibility”

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Step 6: Verify if the patient is eligible for an exam and/or materials under “Service Eligibility,” then choose a provider and click “Request Service Authorization for Selected Providers”

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Step 7: Scroll down and click on “Show Member Benefits”

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Step 8: A full, printable summary of the patient’s eligible benefits will display

You can then print this out, or save it as a PDF.

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About Ryan Corte, OD

Ryan Corte attended The Ohio State University College of Optometry and graduated in 2012. He completed an Optometric Residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Illinois College of Optometry in 2013. He currently splits time between Modern Eye Care and Premier Family Eye Care in metropolitan Charlotte, NC. Ryan is a former Executive President of the American Optometric Student Association. He also serves on the Student and New Graduate Committee of the American Optometric Association.


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