Does iowa medicaid cover eyeglasses?

Yes. Part of their basic Medicaid benefits include eye exams and eyeglasses.

Covered services:

  • Lens correction
  • Protective lenses
  • New frames
  • Safety frames
  • Contact lenses
  • Replacement glasses
  • Vision exams

For more information on eye care services, contact Iowa Medicaid Member Services:

  • 800-338-8366 (Toll Free)
  • 515-256-4606 (Des Moines Area)
  • 515-725-1351 (Fax)

Address: Member Services, P.O. Box 36510, Des Moines, IA 50315

See benefits comparison between Medicaid State Plan & Iowa Health and Wellness Plan (pdf).

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Thursday, March 12 2015