March 13, 2019 - Session Panelists Announced for NAVCP 2019 Vision Health Summit in Washington, DC

The National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) today announced the subject matter expert panelists that will address healthcare industry trends, telehealth/telemedicine and disruptive technology in vision care, the skyrocketing incidence of myopia and the important role vision health plays in achieving overall health at its upcoming 2019 Vision Health Summit, April 14-16. [READ]


Feb. 19, 2019 - Procter & Gamble “Chief Troublemaker” to Keynote 2019 NAVCP Vision Health Summit

The National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) announced today that former Global Brand Innovation Leader at Procter & Gamble (P&G) FutureWorks Dustin Garis will deliver the keynote address at its 2019 Vision Health Summit, April 14 – 16 at the MGM National Harbor in Washington, DC. [READ]


Dec. 20, 2018 - Ohio Optometric Association and National Association of Vision Care Plans Applaud Governor Kasich for Signing “Consensus-driven” Vision Health Legislation

The Ohio Optometric Association (OOA) and National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) today jointly commended Ohio Governor John Kasich for signing HB 156, legislation that will significantly improve consumer protections, while supporting flexibilities for both providers and the vision plans providing care in the state. [READ]


April 23, 2018 - EyeMed’s President Lukas Ruecker Seated as NAVCP Chairman of the Board

The National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) announced today during its 2018 Vision Health Summit that Lukas Ruecker, President, EyeMed Vision Care, was seated as Chairman of its Board of Directors for the 2018-2020 term. [READ]


March 27, 2018 - Keynoters, Sessions Announced for NAVCP 2018 Vision Health Summit

The National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) announced today that Futurist, Technology CEO, Award-Winning Inventor, Number One Bestselling Author Nicholas Webb and U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (TX-35th) (Invited) will keynote its 2018 Vision Health Summit April 22-24 at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, TX. [READ]


May 1, 2017 - NAVCP supports CA bill requiring eye exams by an eye care professional during kindergarten or first elementary school enrollment

The National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) announced today that it supports California Assembly Bill 1110 Pupil health: eye and vision examinations. [READ]


Feb. 20, 2017 - National Association of Vision Care Plans sets April 2017 dates for industry summit

The National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) announced today that it will hold its annual Vision Health Summit April 23-25, 2017 at the Westgate Hotel in San Diego, CA. The event was previously known as the Specialty Health Summit, which NAVCP co-hosted with the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations. [READ]


Sept. 27, 2016 - New eye-opening evidence links vision benefits to healthier vision behavior 

As millions of Americans prepare for annual benefit open enrollment, vision care plans are calling attention to the correlation between vision benefits and healthy eye care habits. Results of the most extensive, independent review of existing data show vision benefits are a good consumer value and encourage meaningful health habits. [READ]


May 4, 2016 - Karen Gustin Appointed Chair of NAVCP

The Board of Directors of the National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) appointed Karen M. Gustin, LLIF, Executive Vice President of the Group Division for Ameritas Life Insurance Corporation, Chair of its Board at the Annual Specialty Health Summit recently held in Nashville. Gustin will assume the two-year term effective immediately, succeeding former Chair Aspasia Shappet, President & CEO of MESVision®.  [READ]


April 20, 2016 - National Association of Vision Care Plans announces speakers for 2016 Specialty Health Summit

The 2016 Specialty Health Summit, hosted by the National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) and the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations (NASHO), will feature a comprehensive session track devoted exclusively to managed vision care’s most pressing issues and challenges. The summit will be held at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville, TN, May 1 – 3. [READ]


Dec. 7, 2015 - NAVCP launches simplified and streamlined credentialing process for eye care professionals

The National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) today unveiled a streamlined credentialing process to reduce the cost and effort required for eye care professionals (ECPs) to manage credentialing with the vision care plans in which they participate. At the outset, ten managed vision care plans have agreed to utilize the streamlined process for primary source verification including AlwaysCare, Davis Vision, EyeMed, eyeQuest, MESVision®, National Vision, Superior Vision, UnitedHealthcare/Spectera Eyecare Networks, Vision Benefits of America®, and VSP® Vision Care.  [READ]


Jan. 24, 2011 - AAPPO and NAVCP approve merger agreement

The American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO) is pleased to announce the merger of the National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) as a wholly-owned subsidiary.  [READ]