J. Tyler Payne

Tyler Payne is part of the 3rd generation of the IcareLabs family. He is not just our Vice President of Operations, but also serves as the City Commissioner for his hometown of Treasure Island. Tyler is an alumni of the University of Florida and Stetson University who was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2015.
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IcareLabs Teaching The Next Generation Of Opticians

Posted by J. Tyler Payne on Nov 8, 2018 9:07:00 AM


Recently, our very own Director of Sales and Marketing, James Stephany, took time out of his busy schedule to give a lecture at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.


This was a great opportunity for James to share his belief in the importance of opticians and their labs being on the same page. This cooperation is paramount in ensuring every patient can get the best possible pair of glasses to fit their needs and lifestyle.

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Topics: About IcareLabs

Managed Vision Care Legislative Update

Posted by J. Tyler Payne on May 27, 2016 2:46:42 PM

Over the past few years, several states have passed legislation relating to managed vision care. Many of these new laws prohibit managed vision care plans from mandating that the ECP must use a designated lab to make the lenses covered under the plan. This means many of our customers can now use IcareLabs for these managed vision care plans, depending on what state your practice is in!

In some states, the managed vision care plan is still entitled to set differing reimbursement rates for out-of-network supplies and services. Check with the managed vision care plan for more information.

According to The Vision Council, there have been 40 such legislative efforts, some of which were not signed into law, or died in process. Below is a summary of bills that have become law, or are currently somewhere in the legislative process. The summaries were provided by The Vision Council.

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