Insurance & Billing Information

Insurances Accepted

Tidewater Eye Centers in Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach accept the following insurances.  If you have any questions about your insurance coverage we recommend you call our billing office.

  • Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Optima
  • Tricare
  • Aetna
  • United Healthcare
  • AARP
  • Coventry Health
  • Cigna
  • Virginia Medicaid
  • Virginia Premier
  • Humana
  • Most VHN Plans
  • Most PHCS Plans

Financing Options

At our offices, comprehensive ocular care and correction centers in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Portsmouth, we believe everyone deserves healthy eyes and clear vision and are always looking for ways to make the latest procedures accessible and affordable to all our patients. We provide a variety of in-house financing options to help subsidize the initial expenses of ocular care procedures.

CareCredit

With no upfront cost, no prepayment penalties, and no fees, CareCredit may be the perfect way for you and your entire family to defray the costs of medical treatments and procedures. CareCredit is a revolving line of credit used by thousands of healthcare patients across the nation to subsidize co-payments, deductibles, treatments, and elective procedures not covered by insurance. CareCredit offers several flexible payment plans designed to fit any budget. Click here to read more and to apply online.

If you decide CareCredit is the right financing option for you, simply fill out a quick application, and within minutes, you’ll know if you are approved. To learn more about CareCredit card or to receive an application, contact our comprehensive care centers in the Hampton Roads communities of Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, and Portsmouth.

Corporate Plans

Through the Corporate Partner Program and Flexible Spending Accounts, companies can give their employees the gift of clear vision at affordable prices. Either by offering a company discount or allowing the employee to use pre-paid tax dollars to pay for the medical expenses, companies can help their valued employees save hundreds of dollars on ocular care and other lifestyle-enhancing surgeries.

Tax Deduction

As of 2003, the Internal Revenue Service announced a new tax provision permitting taxpayers to deduct medical expenses if such expenses exceed 7.5 percent of their annual incomes. Because medical care “meaningfully promotes the proper function of the body,” it qualifies as a deductible expense according to the IRS. If you meet the qualifications for this tax deduction, the costs of it will be substantially reduced for you.

Whatever your financial constraints may be, the professionals at our office will help you explore our financing option to see if one is right for you. For more information, contact our ocular care center in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach or Portsmouth, serving Hampton Roads and beyond.