If your eye examination is not covered by OHIP, we recommend that you check your current health insurance company’s benefit plan (i.e. Manulife, Sun Life, Green Shield of Canada, Great West Life) for vision coverage. Many employers have extended health care benefits for employees including vision health coverage. OAO encourages you to contact your insurance carrier for further information so that you are aware of your coverage when booking your appointment with a the Optometrist.
The Optometrist can choose to either bill a third party or a patient for the fee. If a patient pays for an insured service, the third party will reimburse either all or part of the fee.