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Vision screenings and vision health care, especially for children, should continue to be treated as an essential health benefit, a speaker said at the Prevent Blindness 2017 Focus on Eye Health National Summit in Washington, D.C.“Any country that cares about health care, that cares about education, that cares about identifying whether or not a kid has a disability or is becoming blind, cares about quality of life, would never make essential health benefits, including pediatric vision, negotiable or waivable by any political body,” Cyrus Habib, lieutenant governor of Washington, said.
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