Postdoc Vision

The Postdoc vision plan features:

 

  • a $150 allowance for frames

  • a $150 allowance for contacts

  • $10 copay for eye exams

  • $10 copay for standard plastic lenses 

  • Fixed co-pays for most Premium Progressive Lenses              and Premium Anti-Reflective Coatings

  • Allows purchase of glasses & contacts every 12 months

 

Please review the full description before utilizing the coverage.

Overview of the Plan

Please note: The vision plan operates on a point of service plan year. This means that your available benefit is measured from the last time you used the benefit. For example, if you used the frame benefit on 12/1/2018 you are not eligible to use it again until 12/1/2019.

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Vision Plan

Description

NEW!

USE YOUR VISION BENEFITS ONLINE!

To use your in-network benefits to buy contact lenses online,

visit: www.contactsdirect.com

To buy glasses online, visit www.glasses.com

 

For laser vision correction providers, visit www.eyemedlasik.com

NEW EXTRAS FOR 2019-20!

  • Freedom Pass allows members to get FREE frames, regardless of the price point, at any Sears or Target Optical retail location!

NEW!

Who can be covered?
Relevant Plan Documents

Eligible postdocs employees at least half-time, their dependent spouses, domestic partners both same and opposite sex, and children up to age 19.  No other family members are eligible for coverage under the plan.

Costs
Finding a Provider

The vision plan is FREE for eligible individuals and free for their families!

 

The EyeMed Vision insurance plan has 3 coverage options: single, single +1 person (you + either a spouse/partner OR child) and family (you + multiple dependents). 

 

You do not have to enroll in the dental plan to enroll in the vision plan. 

To use EyeMed's "Find a Provider" link, follow these steps: 1) the search engine for providers can be found on the left side of EyeMed's page 2) enter our plan type as "Select" and enter your zip code, 3) the site will generate a list of provider options for you.

 

Click here for a sample list of local providers.

New Hearing Benefit

EyeMed is now partnering with Amplifon to offer EyeMed members a 40% discount off of hearing exams and a low price guarantee on set, discounted pricing of hearing aids. Please note the hearing care discount is not insurance. For more information, click here.

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