Benefits

Vision Benefits

Vision coverage is provided by VSP, which has an extensive network of doctors who agree to provide vision care and materials to participants at discounted rates.

A summary of your vision coverage can be found here.

Network Providers

Finding a VSP network doctor is easy -- Visit www.vsp.com and click on Find a VSP Doctor or call VSP Member Services at (800) 877-7195. You should register online at www.vsp.com to see your benefits, enrolled dependents and access forms and information.  Enter your University ID number and follow the steps to access your account, with details for you and your dependents' vision benefits. You can also check details such as your eligibility, date of your last eye exam, and which VSP network doctor you used. All UA Choice plans have the same vision benefit.

UA Choice Vision Coverage

Vision BenefitsAll UA Choice Plans

 

Copay

 

$10 copay for exam

$25 copay for glasses (lenses and frames)

No copay for contacts

 

Exam - every 12 months

 

VSP network doctor: covered in full after $10 copay

Non-VSP provider:  Up to a $50 reimbursement after the $10 copay

 

Lenses and frames or contacts

Once every other plan year

 

Lenses covered in full after $25 copay, frame of your choice up to $150, plus 20% off any out-of-pocket costs

Non-VSP provider: Reimbursement after $25 copay as follows:

Single vision lenses: Up to $50

Lined bifocal lenses: Up to $75

Lined trifocal lenses: Up to $100

Progressive lenses: Up to $75

Frames: Up to $70

 

OR Contacts

Once every other plan year

 

Contact Lens Care program gives you a $150 allowance with no copay every 24 months for the cost of your contacts and the contact lens exam.

Soft contact lens wearers may qualify for a special program that includes evaluation and initial supply of replacement lenses.  Learn more from your doctor, or vsp.com

Non-VSP provider: Reimbursement up to $105

 

Extra Discounts and Savings

 

When you go to a VSP network doctor, you will receive an average of 30% - 45% savings on lens extras (such as scratch resistant and anti-reflective coatings and progressives), 30% off additional glasses and sunglasses, including lens options, from the same provider on the same day as your WellVision Exam, and a 20% discount when you purchase additional prescription glasses, including prescription sunglasses, from any VSP network doctor within 12 months  of your last eye exam.

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