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Patient Information

Insurance / Vision Plans

Important Message for Illinois Medicaid patients:
With the official end of the Public Health Emergency (PHE), Illinois Medicaid patients will receive renewal letters from the State of Illinois starting in early May 2023.

Medicaid members! Don't risk losing your health insurance.


If you have medicaid, you must complete your renewal paperwork to keep medicaid insurance coverage in 2023.

Please update your address with Illinois Medicaid to receive your renewal letter and start the redetermination process.

It's easy, fast, and free: Call 877-805-5312 from 7:45am–4:30pm or visit 


If you use a TTY, call 1-877-204-1012.

The Illinois Eye Institute participates in a variety of health insurance products and plans including Medicare and Medicaid. If the Illinois Eye Institute is listed in your insurance company's network, you’ll be able to receive care at our facilities with your “in-network” benefits. That means your insurance company has agreed to accept certain negotiated rates, which can lower your out-of-pockets costs.

If your insurance network does not include the Illinois Eye Institute, but has out-of-network benefits, you may have a higher out-of-pocket responsibility than if you received services from an in-network provider.

Our list of accepted insurance providers is subject to change at any time.


You should contact your insurance company to confirm the Illinois Eye Institute providers participate in their network before scheduling your appointment. Your insurance company's customer service representative can also help you verify your benefits, out-of-pocket costs and coverage.


If you don’t have vision plan and are interested in learning about your options, VSP offers several options for affordable vision plans, click here to find out more : VSP individual vision plan. 

If you do not have insurance or do not see your provider on this list, you may still qualify for discounted care based on IEI Vision of Hope program. Click here for more details and for the application form.

Questions? Concerns? Please call 312-225-6200.

Vision Plans


Davis Vision


Spectera Vision

Vision Service Plan

Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plan

Traditional Medicare

Railroad Medicare

Aetna Medicare Prime Plan PPO (Out of Network Benefit)

Aetna Medicare PPO (Out of Network Benefit)

Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Community MMAI

Blue Cross Blue Shield Premiere PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Choice Plus PPO

Blue Medicare Advantage PPO

Humana Medicare Advantage PPO 

Humana Gold Plus MMP (Referral Required)

United Healthcare AARP HMO

United Healthcare MA HMO Plan

United Healthcare MA POS Plan

United Healthcare MA PPO Plan

United Healthcare MA Private FFS Plan

* Currently we are NOT contracted with: ClearSpring Medicare Advantage, Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage, Humana Medicare Advantage HMO, Zing, Devoted Health and Wellcare Medicare Advantage/Premiere

Medicaid and HealthChoice Illinois Plan

Traditional Medicard

Blue Cross Blue Shield Community MMCP

County Care

Envolve YouthCare (Through Meridian)

Meridian Community


* Currently we are NOT contracted with: Aetna Better Health, Molina

Commercial Plans

Aetna PPO (Out of Network Benefit)

Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO (IL)

Cigna PPO

Humana PPO only

United Healthcare HMO

United Healthcare PPO

* Currently we are NOT contracted with: any Humana HMO plan unless the PCP is from Advocate.


* Currently we are NOT contracted with: any BCBS HMO unless the PCP is from Advocate or Access Health Center.

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