Benefits

Vision

Blue Cross Blue Shield Vision Provided by the University

The vision coverage affords each covered employee and dependent $250 in routine vision benefits every two calendar years. The benefit limits start new each even year. Use this link to locate a network vision provider: www.bcbsal.org/doctor/index.cfm.

To file a vision claim through the mail, use the Vision Claim Form

Supplemental Vision (HUMANA)

The HUMANA Supplemental Vision Plan provides benefits for an eye exam and glasses or contact lenses annually.  Payment for these benefits is made directly to the eye-care provider; this payment is in addition to your current vision coverage with Blue Cross/Blue Shield.  See the HUMANA brochure for full details.  It is highly recommended that you consider this policy only if you plan to use one of the listed network providers.  To search for additional providers, refer to the Humana Vision website: (http://www.humana.com/members/plans/group/vision.asp
The plan also offers discounts on lasik procedures; click on Lasik Providers to view a list of providers.  To enroll, refer to the enrollment form contained in the brochure; enrollment takes place once per year during the University's Open Enrollment Period.  Completed enrollment forms must be submitted to the Office of Human Resources.  To file a claim, simply present the HUMANA vision card to the provider.  Rates for the vision plan are as follows:

 

Plan Type Monthly Premium Bi-Weekly Premium (24 deductions/year)
 
Employee Only $8.88 $4.44
Employee + One $17.76 $8.88
Family $23.76 $11.88

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