Vision Institute Central

(719) 559-2020

Vision Institute North

(719) 471-4000

Insurance & Billing

Vision Institute, we work hard to make it as easy as possible for our patients to pay for their eye care whether you are seeing our optometrist, ophthalmologist or getting new eye glasses or contact lenses in Colorado Springs. We are are active network providers for most major insurance plans in the State of Colorado. We accept Medicare as well as Medicaid.

If you have a health or vision insurance coverage please contact your insurance company to determine if Vision Institute is an in-network provider for your specific plan.

Please note, in addition to Vision Institute, you may also find us listed under these additional names:

  • Simmons Eye Associates
  • Dr. Blake Simmons, OD
  • Dr. Anderson MD

For your convenience, some of the most common insurance plans that we accept are:

Medical Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Kaiser
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • RMHP
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare

Vision Plans Accepted

  • EyeMed
  • Spectera
  • VSP

Payment Options


We also accept CareCredit which is a healthcare credit card designed for your health, beauty, and wellness needs. Care Credit is a credit company that provides an alternative to cash up front to cover the costs of many treatments and procedures. CareCredit enables our patients to make convenient monthly payments.

CareCredit is accepted at over 175,000 providers nationwide for Vision, Cosmetic and Dermatology Procedures, Dentistry, Veterinary, Hearing and other specialties.

Credit and Debit Cards

For your convenience we also accept a wide array of debit and credit cards. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express, cash and personal checks.

Still have Questions?

If you have already contacted your insurance company and still need help to determine if you will have coverage when visiting our office, please do not hesitate to call us for additional assistance.

We understand that visiting an eye doctor where you insurance will cover as much of the cost as possible is vital to you. We also know that today’s health care environment is complex. This can be confusing to navigate. We strive to make to this as simple as possible.

Our billing department is here to assist you and answer your questions.

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