Insurance and Billing Information

Insurance Info:

Silver Spring Eye accepts Medicare as well as most major insurers in the Washington Metro area. Most insurers offer a variety of plans which provide different benefits. We ask that our patients check their plan to be aware of their benefits.

Our doctors are Medical Doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and perform surgery. Medical doctors bill under Medical insurance. You may have a separate “Vision Insurance” in addition to Medical Insurance. “Vision Insurance” is generally provided by doctors of Optometry who specialize in refraction and fitting of contact lenses and eyeglasses.  We do not do contact lens fittings, although we will gladly check you for eyeglasses prescription along with your comprehensive medical eye exam, as Medical doctors we do not participate in “Vision Plans”.

You are responsible for co-payment at the time of service. We accept cash, checks, Visa and MasterCard, American Express and Discover. 

Refraction Policy:

Please note that we do not accept any Vision Plans. Refraction and Contact lens fittings are generally not covered by most health insurances, we do charge for these services at the time of appointment.