As a full-time benefits eligible faculty, staff and bargaining unit member, you and your family can participate in the vision plan. Coverage includes benefits for eye exams, frames, lenses/contact lenses and laser eye surgery.
About the Program
Getting routine and preventive eye care has been shown to help avoid or minimize vision loss and diseases later in life. The university wants to help you protect your vision and overall health and has partnered with EyeMed Vision Care to provide affordable vision coverage. You will have access to the Insight Network including private practice and retail chain locations such as LensCrafters, Pearle Vision and Target Optical.
|Eye Exam (every 12 months)||100% after $10 copay||Up to $40|
|Lenses (every 12 months in lieu of contact lenses)
|100% after copay of:
|Up to $40
Up to $60
Up to $80
Up to $80
|Frames (every 12 months)||$0 copay; $150 allowance
20% off balance over allowance
|Up to $66|
|Contact Lenses (every 12 months in lieu of lenses)
|$0 copay; $150 allowance
15% off balance over allowance
$0 copay; $150 allowance
|Up to $150
Up to $150
|Laser Vision Correction||Lasik or PRK from US Laser Network
15% off retail price or 5% off promotional price
Note that your medical plan may offer some limited eye care coverage. Details on each are available from the Medical Plans page.
With EyeMed Vision Care, you can also take advantage of a hearing aid discount program. This program allows you to purchase high-quality, digital hearing aids at meaningful savings over retail through Amplifon Hearing Health Care Network. You can learn more about this program by visiting www.amplifonusa.com or call 877-203-0675.
To learn more about the discounts and services provided by EyeMed, see the Summary of Benefits.
Cost of Coverage
You can choose among three coverage levels. Provided below are monthly premium rates for each of these coverage levels. The premiums you pay are deducted from your paycheck before taxes (pre-tax).
|You Only||You and 1 Dependent||You and Family|
How to Enroll
You can enroll in the vision plan through myChoices. For specific questions about the plan, call EyeMed at 866-800-5457.