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.
USE YOUR VISION BENEFITS ONLINE!
To use your in-network benefits to buy contact lenses online,
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!
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.
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.
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.