Help Paying for Medical Costs - Eyeglasses
PO Box 332, Short Hills, NJ, 07078
Distance: 204 Miles
Provides financial help to people with a health condition or disability so that they can pay medical bills or other expenses related to health care.
Helps people who have no other resources obtain a basic pair of eyeglasses.
Provides a basic pair of single or lined bifocal lenses at no cost to the client.
- Blind or visually impaired
- People with low income
To be eligible for an eyeglass voucher, applicants must:
* Have household income at or below 250% of the U.S. Poverty guidelines
* Have had a recent eye exam within the last 24 months
* Have no other resources available to them to pay for glasses, including federal or state programs
Applications for glasses are recommended to be submitted by a social worker, case manager or other advocate but can be submitted by the individual themselves.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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LH-0600.9000-250Glasses/Contact Lenses Definition
Programs that pay for or provide corrective lenses for people who have defective but correctable vision, or which provide vouchers which can be exchanged for glasses or contact lenses.
YF-9000Visual Impairments Definition
Eye, optic nerve or brain malfunctions which prevent affected individuals from seeing normally. Eye disorders that can lead to visual impairments include retinal degeneration, albinism, cataracts, glaucoma, muscular problems that result in visual disturbances, corneal disorders, diabetic retinopathy, congenital disorders and infection.
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.