Provider Manual


MIChild vision benefits

Covered services

  • One eye exam every 12 months to determine need and proper prescription for corrective lenses  
  • One pair of single vision, multi-focal or cataract lenses and ophthalmic frames every 24 months or every 12 months with prescription change. For more information on cataract lenses, read the Vision Care medical policy.
  • Contact lenses when medically necessary or therapeutic, to correct visual impairment when glasses are insufficient to correct a visual impairment.


Not covered

  • Repair of frames/lenses
  • Replacement of frames/lenses due to loss or breakage (if they cannot be repaired)
Last modified: 5/28/2014
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