Vision eyewear coverage

​Vision eyewear coverage gives employees the opportunity to save hundreds of dollars every year on the cost of eyeglasses, contacts, lens enhancements, and more, and helps to support vision health.

vision eyewear coverage

Proper and up-to-date vision eyewear contributes to good vision health. As one of the ways in which we help to support the well-being of employees, the Board of Pensions partners with VSP to offer vision eyewear coverage to employers of any size, at little or no cost to your organization. This coverage gives employees the opportunity to save hundreds of dollars every year on eyewear.

Coverage for services

Once enrolled in the coverage, employees receive an annual allowance for eyeglasses or contacts, as well as discounts on extra glasses, sunglasses, lens enhancements, and more. These employees have the flexibility and freedom to use both network and out-of-network providers.

Read more details about the services and eyewear materials covered under this benefit from both network and out-of-network providers.

Eligibility to participate

As an employer, vision eyewear coverage is a cost-effective way for you to maximize your benefits offerings. And there is no hourly work requirement for employees to participate, so you can offer it to employees working less than 20 hours per week.

Read more details about eligibility for vision eyewear coverage.

Costs

The following are the current monthly vision eyewear coverage costs. When you decide to offer vision eyewear coverage to your employees, you may, but are not required to, contribute toward the cost of the coverage.

For example, if you choose to contribute 50 percent toward the cost of Member + Family vision eyewear coverage, you and the employee would each pay $6.56 per month, for a total of $13.12 per month.

Vision eyewear coverage monthly cost ​ ​ ​
Member-onlyMember + SpouseMember + Child(ren)Member + Family
$3.89$7.69$8.17$13.12

Read more details about the coverage costs for members when using this benefit. 

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For current employers

If you currently offer benefits through the Benefits Plan of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), you may elect this benefit when you update your Employer Agreement on Benefits Connect for the following year. Employer Agreements are usually available for updating beginning in July through October. 

For new employers

If you do not currently offer benefits through the Benefits Plan and would like to learn more about its features and how the Board of Pensions serves employers, call our Employer Services team at 800-773-7752 (800-PRESPLAN) to discuss how we can best meet your and your employees' needs.

About VSP

VSP is a national leader in vision and eye care benefits. It has the largest network of independent vision care providers — with more than 29,000 provider offices and 95,000 clinicians across the country — so those with coverage can more easily find a provider convenient to them. The network is also supported by large retail chains, including Walmart, Sam's Club, Costco, and Pearl Vision.