Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), Division of Health Care Services (HCS), requires a contractor to
manage the Alaska Medicaid Vision Program. The successful contractor will be responsible for verifying Medicaid member
eligibility and benefit limits as well as supply of covered vision products. Specific products include frames, lenses, and lens
Vision dispensing Medicaid providers will contact the awarded controctor for all vision product orders. The contractor will
present the dispensing provider with accurate information regarding coverage and limitations for all Medicaid orders.
The contractor will have the authority to deny and approve vision product requests based off of eligibility and available
benefit limits of the patient. Once the coverage is approved, the vision contractor will be required to manufacture the
order in accordance with the vision prescription and all appllcable federal, state, and city regulations, codes, and laws.
The contractor will then supply the products to the vision dispensing Medicaid provider within a set period of time.