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At Dr. Sponsel's office, our goal is to promote good eye health and enable you to have the clearest vision possible. We accept several types of vision insurance, cash, checks, and most credit cards. We inform our San Antonio patients about exam and treatment costs at the beginning of your appointment. If you require a breakdown of costs, please let us know.
Dr. Sponsel's staff is experienced in working with many insurance providers. We will work directly with you and your insurer to submit claims regarding your eye care. We strive to ensure that you understand your insurance coverage and will answer any questions you may have regarding your benefits. Many current insurance plans are designed to cover most of the medical vision-related costs, but not all costs associated with eye care. Most plans often require a co-payment for an office appointment as well as additional costs that are covered by the insured patient.
Contact our office at (210) 223-9292 to find out if your insurance provider is accepted in our office or for more information about your coverage.
Many employers are offering Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options to employees. Sometimes these are referred to as cafeteria plans and are elective, supplemental insurance savings plans. These plans are designed to let you save money in an account, pre-tax, to pay for additional medical expenses such as eye exams, glasses, contacts, and often laser vision surgery. Check with the benefits administrator at your work to see if you are eligible for this program. FSAs can typically be used in conjunction with any vision insurance plan to offset any out-of-pocket costs on your behalf.
Dr. Sponsel's staff understands that cost is a concern when evaluating vision care providers. We do not want cost to be an obstacle to maintaining proper eye health and good vision. We accept various forms of payment and are able to discuss financing options with you prior to any examination. At Dr. Sponsel's office, we also accept cash, check, and major credit cards. Call (210) 223-9292 today to schedule your eye exam today.
As a valued patient of the office of William E. Sponsel M.D., we appreciate the trust you place in us and want to inform you about how we are addressing the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. We are closely monitoring events in our local community and continuously updating our policies and protocols as a result of new information.
Our highest priority is to keep all of our patients and staff as safe as possible. At the recommendation of CDC, we will be screening patients prior to allowing them to enter the facilities. If you have been exposed to anybody that has tested positive for COVID-19, or experiencing fever, cough, or flu-like symptoms please call to re-schedule your appointment.
Should you have an appointment you will be asked to call the office and stay in your vehicle/outside until our patient coordinator calls you to enter for your appointment. They will meet you at the suite, you will be required to fill out a questionnaire about any current medical symptoms so that we do not expose other patients and staff.
We will take your temperature upon entering, if you have a fever, cough, or experiencing any flu-like symptoms the urgency of your appointment will be reassessed by Dr. Sponsel to determine whether or not you will be seen at that time or re-scheduled. Please look for upcoming information regarding COVID-19, as the situation is changing daily.
If you have any questions or concerns about your appointment, please call our office at (210)223-9292, or after hours answering service at (757)-278-1657.
Thank you for your continued trust and loyalty as we work together to fight this virus.
Dr. Sponsel M.D. and staff.
We accept most insurance plans!