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Programs

Program:

National Eye Care Project

Street:PO Box 429098
City:San Francisco, CA 94142
Web Page:http://www.eyecareamerica.org/
Email: mlarkin@aao.org
Phone:(877) 887-6327 Mary Larkin
Phone:(415) 561-8567 Fax
Operating Agency:Eye Care America
Agency Type: Private, Non-Profit
Person In Charge: Mary Larkin - Service Representative
Hours: Administration: 1-(877) 887-6327 M-F; 8 am - 4 pm Pacific Time, Intake 1-(800) 222-3937 24-hour
Fees: None
Eligibility: 65 and older, legal resident and having had no recent care.
Area Served: Clark, Coles, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, and Shelby counties
Ages Served: 65 and older
Appt. Necessary: N/A
About:Provide medical and surgical Eye Care for seniors. In order to qualify one must be: 65 or older, a citizen or legal resident, without access to an ophthalmologist in the resent past. The qualified patient is sent a letter of referral to an ophthalmologist in the local area for a medical eye examination and follow-up care for whatever condition is found. The patient's insurance may be billed. The patient is not billed. No one is turned away for lack of insurance. Those with access to care in other ways (HMO, VA hospital, etc.) are not eligible. Nor do we provide funding for hospital costs, and anesthesiologist, medication, etc. Not an eyeglass program.