2018 Officers - Vision Coverage

All employees and their covered dependents who participate in any of Columbia’s medical plans are covered by a vision benefit.

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Vision Coverage

Vision BenefitsHigh Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)Choice Plus Plans
Benefits apply both In-Network and Out-of-Network
 
Routine Eye Exams 
Adults: One exam every 12 months; plan pays 90% after in-network deductible, no copay 

Children:* One exam every 12 months; plan pays 90% after in-network deductible, no copay 
Adults: One exam every 12 months with a $10 copay 

Children:* One exam every 12 months with a $10 copay 
LensAdults: $100 allowance every 12 months (combined for lenses, frames and contact lenses)

Children:* One pair of eyeglasses (lenses and frames) OR one pair of contact lenses (or a 12-month supply) every 12 months with a $75 copay. More frequently if medically necessary.
Adults:** Every 24 months, $20 allowance for single lenses, $30 for bifocal, $40 for trifocal or $75 for lenticular. 

Children:* Lenses covered in full every 12 months. More frequently if medically necessary.  
FramesAdults: $100 allowance every 12 months (combined for lenses, frames and contact lenses)

Children:* One pair of eyeglasses (lenses and frames) OR one pair of contact lenses (or a 12-month supply) every 12 months with a $75 copay. More frequently if medically necessary.
Adults:** $30 allowance every 24 months

Children:* Up to $100 covered in full every 12 months.  More frequently if medically necessary. Cost above $100 covered at 60%.
ContactsAdults: $100 allowance every 12 months (combined for lenses, frames and contact lenses)

Children:* One pair of eyeglasses (lenses and frames) OR one pair of contact lenses (or a 12-month supply) every 12 months with a $75 copay. More frequently if medically necessary.
Adults:** $75 allowance every 24 months

Children:* Single purchase of a pair of contact lenses or 1 box of contact lenses per eye covered at 100% every 12 months. 
 
* Child is defined as a member less than age 19
** Available for either frames and lenses or contact lenses
 
Note: Provider might require payment in full at the time of service  The patient then submits a claim to UHC for reimbursement.
 
For a listing of vision providers, log in to www.myuhc.com and click “Coverage & Benefits,” “Vision” and then “Vision benefit highlights.” You will be taken to the UHC Vision website where you can search for a vision provider under “Find a Provider."
 
ID CARD
You do not need a vision ID card to use your benefits. Your vision ID number is the same ID that is on your UHC Medical card. However, if you would like one, you may print one from the Vision website. Go to myuhc.com and select “Vision” from the “Coverage & Benefits” tab, then click “Vision Benefit highlights,” and you will be taken to the UHC Vision website.