UK offers two vision insurance plans through EyeMed – Essential and Enhanced. The EyeMed network includes UK vision care providers along with LensCrafters, many private practices and other locations nationwide.


EyeMed Essential: Lower premiums out of your paycheck each month, higher co-pays for some services when you purchase them.

 







Coverage Level

You pay

Employee only

$8.50

Employee + children

$15.20

Employee + spouse

$16

Employee + family

$21.40


Both plans cover one eye exam every 12 months and the purhcase of lenses or contacts every 12 months. EyeMed Essential covers the purchase of frames once every 24 months, while the Enhanced plan covers frames once every 12 months.


Services have higher costs if you see an eye care provider outside the EyeMed network.


You can view the full Certificate of Coverage here.


Below is a breakdown of your costs when you visit eye care providers in the EyeMed network.

 
































Summary of benefits

Your costs with EyeMed Essential

Vision services

Exam with dilation as necessary

$10

Laser vision correction

85% of retail price or 95% of promotional price

Glasses

Frames

80 % of the charge minus a $130 allowance

Single vision standard plastic lens

$10

Bifocal standard plastic lens

$10

Trifocal standard plastic lens

$10

Standard progressive lens

$75

Premium progressive lens-Tier 1

$95

Premium progressive lens-Tier 2

$105

Premium progressive lens-Tier 3

$120

Premium progressive lens-Tier 4

$75 co-pay, then 80% of the charge minus a $120 allowance

UV treatment

$15

Tint (solid and gradient)

$15

Standard scratch resistance

$15

Standard polycarbonate (adults)

$40

Standard polycarbonate (children under 19)

$0

Standard anti-reflective coating

$45

Premium anti-reflective coating-Tier 1

$57

Premium anti-reflective coating-Tier 2

$68

Premium anti-reflective coating-Tier 3

80% of retail price

Polarization, other add-on services

80% of retail price

Contact lenses

Standard contact lens exam

$40

Premium contact lens exam

90% of retail price

Conventional contact lenses

15% off price after a $130 allowance

Disposable contact lenses

Price minus a $130 allowance

Medically necessary contact lenses

$0



UK offers two vision insurance plans through EyeMed – Essential and Enhanced. The EyeMed network includes UK vision care providers along with LensCrafters, many private practices and other locations nationwide.


EyeMed Enhanced: Higher premiums out of your paycheck each month, lower co-pays for some services when you purchase them.







Coverage Level

You pay

Employee only

$21.40

Employee + children

$38

Employee + spouse

$40

Employee + family

$53.60


Both plans cover one eye exam every 12 months and the purhcase of lenses or contacts every 12 months. EyeMed Essential covers the purchase of frames once every 24 months, while the Enhanced plan covers frames once every 12 months.


Services have higher costs if you see an eye care provider outside the EyeMed network.


You can view the full Certificate of Coverage here.


Below is a breakdown of your costs when you visit eye care providers in the EyeMed network.

 
































Summary of benefits

Your costs with EyeMed Enhanced

Vision services

Exam with dilation as necessary

$0

Laser vision correction

85% of retail price or 95% of promotional price

Glasses

Frames

80 % of the charge minus a $160 allowance

Single vision standard plastic lens

$10

Bifocal standard plastic lens

$10

Trifocal standard plastic lens

$10

Standard progressive lens

$10

Premium progressive lens-Tier 1

$30

Premium progressive lens-Tier 2

$40

Premium progressive lens-Tier 3

$55

Premium progressive lens-Tier 4

$10 co-pay, then 80% of the charge minus a $120 allowance

UV treatment

$0

Tint (solid and gradient)

$0

Standard scratch resistance

$0

Standard polycarbonate (adults)

$0

Standard polycarbonate (children under 19)

$0

Standard anti-reflective coating

$0

Premium anti-reflective coating-Tier 1

$12

Premium anti-reflective coating-Tier 2

$23

Premium anti-reflective coating-Tier 3

$80 percent of retail price minus a $45 allowance

Polarization, other add-on services

80% of retail price

Contact lenses

Standard contact lens exam

$0

Premium contact lens exam

90% of retail price minus a $55 allowance

Conventional contact lenses

15% off price after a $160 allowance

Disposable contact lenses

Price minus a $160 allowance

Medically necessary contact lenses

$0

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