At Legacy Optical, our goal is promote good eye health and enable you to have the clearest vision possible. We accept several types of vision insurance, cash, checks, and most credit cards. We inform our Hampton Bays patients about exam and treatment costs at the beginning of your appointment. If you require a breakdown of costs, please let us know.
Vision & Medical Insurance
The knowledgeable staff at Legacy Optical is experienced in working with both vision and medical insurance providers. We will work directly with you and your insurer to submit claims regarding your eye care. We strive to ensure that you understand your insurance coverage and will answer any questions you may have regarding your benefits. Many current vision plans are designed to cover many of the basic vision-related costs, but not all costs associated with eye care. Most plans often require a co-payment for an office appointment as well as additional costs that are covered by the insured patient. Many medical plans may cover eye exams and diagnostic testing if your optometrist determines there is a medical diagnosis. Please be aware that while both vision and medical insurance plans help reduce the cost of eye care services and products, they may not cover all expenses. You will be financially responsible for any remaining balance after your insurance is billed.
Contact our office at (631) 728-3132 to find out if your insurance provider is accepted in our office or for more information about your vision coverage.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Many employers are offering Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options to employees. Sometimes these are referred to as cafeteria plans and are elective, supplemental insurance savings plans. These plans are designed to let you save money in an account, pre-tax, to pay for additional medical expenses such as eye exams, glasses, contacts, and often laser vision surgery. Check with the benefits administrator at your work to see if you are eligible for this program. FSAs can typically be used in conjunction with any vision insurance plan to offset any out-of-pocket costs on your behalf.
Other Payment Options
Our optometry staff understand that cost is a concern when evaluating vision care providers. We do not want cost to be an obstacle to maintaining proper eye health and good vision. We accept various forms of payment and are able to discuss financing options with you prior to any examination. At Legacy Optical, we also accept cash, check, and major credit cards.