How Are State Laws Affecting the Eye Health Industry
Health care laws are ever-changing, and their impact on the medical field has pros and cons. However, experts describe the current regulatory environment as favorable and see it as a factor for growth. So, how do state laws affect optometrists’ ability to provide quality eye care in Oklahoma and nationwide? Health care legislation in full […]
Digital Member ID Cards, the Insurance World’s Unicorn!
A member ID card has long served as proof of insurance. The card also discloses — or gives the provider access to — the member’s coverage information and the billing information needed by the provider. However, not all plans use these cards, especially with an exciting new disrupter entering the field. Vision Care Direct of […]
VCD Supports Legislation Against Potential Abuses in Vision and Dental Care
Control of the vision and dental care markets by a few major plan providers have been detrimental to patient care. Congress will soon review proposed legislation to change the status quo and prevent potential abuse in vision and dental care. The Dental and Optometric Care (DOC) Access Act is a bipartisan effort to regulate insurers […]
Oklahoma Employee Vision Benefits Plans 101: What they mean for your employees
Employees often cite medical, dental and vision as the most important benefits they want to receive from work. In Oklahoma, vision benefits are expected from many employers. For example, the state of Oklahoma itself provides vision plans to government workers. However, many businesses still lag behind and may not realize the full value of Oklahoma […]
Remote Employees Face New Eyesight Risks — Survey Shows Concerns
The COVID-19 pandemic caused a lot of changes in the world, especially in how we all go to work. While many people may think working from home would have a positive impact on a person’s vision, it’s actually having the opposite effect. A recent survey found digital eye strain is a bigger concern for remote […]
Are Your Employees at Risk for These 5 Common Work-Related Eye Injuries?
We didn’t have to think as much about workplace safety over the past 18 months, but now that people are going back to work, it’s back to being a priority. It is arguably more of a priority now, as people are at higher risk of eye injuries when adjusting to a changed work environment. Find […]