VisionMonday, April. 17, 2019 - NAVCP’s Vision Health Summit Concludes With Discussions of Key Issues and Trends in Vision Care
WASHINGTON—The National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) wrapped up three days of meetings here at the MGM National Harbor on Tuesday afternoon after providing attendees with a comprehensive rundown on key health care issues at both the national and state levels, a discussion of blockchain and the possible opportunities it may open for managed care companies, and a report on myopia and the efforts under way to stop and reverse this threat. [READ]

VisionMonday, Feb. 20, 2019 - NAVCP Vision Health Summit to Feature P&G's Chief Troublemaker' as Keynote Speaker 
WASHINGTON—The National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) has announced that Dustin Garis, a former global brand innovation leader at Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) FutureWorks, will deliver the keynote address at its 2019 Vision Health Summit. The summit is scheduled for April 14 to 16 at the MGM National Harbor in Washington, D.C. The early-bird registration period ends March 1. Throughout his disruptive career at some of the world’s most-respected companies, Garis became known as “Chief Troublemaker” for his innovative approach to brand-building, customer experience and change leadership, NAVCP said in its announcement. [READ]

NAVCP Sets Keynotes, Agenda for Annual Meeting April 22 to 24 in Austin, Texas
WASHINGTON, DC, March 29, 2018—Technology CEO, award-winning inventor, bestselling author Nicholas Webb, and U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett (TX-35th) will keynote the National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) 2018 Vision Health Summit set for April 22 to 24 at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas. [READ]

NAVCP promotes vision care as essential healthcare in USA Today 

Vision impairment and eye disease are major health problems in the United States. But, unlike cancer or heart disease, everyone will eventually face vision issues and need correction just from the simple act of aging. According to the National Association of Vision Care Plans, visual impairment was estimated to affect 6.4 percent of the U.S. population in 2016, and the total economic burden of impaired vision and eye disorders is estimated at $139 billion — among the costliest health conditions in the United States.  [READ]

VisionMonday, July 17, 2017 - NAVCP Advocates for Allowing Stand-Alone Vision Plans to Participate in ACA Exchanges

TUCKER, Ga.—Even with the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) still unresolved, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) set out recently to obtain public input on ways to empower patients by improving their choices for care. [READ]

VisionMonday, May 1, 2017 - NAVCP and EyeMed Add Support to California Bill Proposing Doctor Review of Children’s Eye Exams

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—California Assembly Bill 1110, Pupil Health: Eye and Vision Examinations, which would require “a pupil’s eyes and vision to be examined by a physician, optometrist, or ophthalmologist in accordance with specified provisions” has received additional support on April 29 from Eyemed Vision Care and April 24 from the National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP), according to letters sent from both organizations. [READ]

VisionMonday, April 28, 2017 - Officers and Board Elected at NAVCP Vision Health Summit

SAN DIEGO—The program agenda was “Future Focused” as executives of the country’s largest managed vision care plans and insurers, joined by allied members and some major optical retailers, came together here for two days at the National Association of Vision Care Plans (NAVCP) annual Vision Health Summit. [READ]