Quick Answer: Is Laser Eye Surgery Covered By BUPA?

Health Fund: Bupa

Important Information: Customers are fully covered by BUPA for laser eye surgery if they have Ultimate hospital & Ultimate extra’s cover.

The initial consultation with Lions Laser Vision will be covered by BUPA if you are a suitable candidate for the surgery and book in for the laser eye procedure.

Can you get laser eye surgery on BUPA?

BUPA: For those who hold the premium hospital and extras cover called BUPA Ultimate, BUPA will cover 100% of your LASIK or PRK laser eye surgery cost by Dr McGeorge at Perth Laser Vision. Many of our patients have had this policy benefit. Dr McGeorge is a registered BUPA provider and accepts this payment as full cover.

Is laser eye surgery covered under insurance?

Health insurance usually doesn’t cover the cost of refractive or laser eye surgery, but some companies will pay the bill if certain criteria are met. Because laser eye surgery is an elective surgery, many health insurance companies consider it cosmetic and not medically necessary.12 Mar 2018

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About Bupa Optical

Bupa Optical aims to deliver the best in eye care and eyewear for both Bupa members and non-members. You don’t need to be a Bupa member to visit one of our stores, we welcome members of all Australian health funds, as well as customers who have no health fund cover.

How much does laser eye surgery cost?

While charges for LASIK procedures vary widely by practice and region, the average cost of LASIK is between $1,500 to $3,000 per eye depending on the type of the procedure, surgeon and region of the country. Often extremely low prices of $399 or $695 are very unrealistic and considered bait and switch pricing.