Open Enrollment 2017Vision Benefits

Open Enrollment is now closed.


  1. VSP Premiums
  2. Exam
  3. Glasses
  4. Contacts
  5. Eye-care Plus Program

VSP Premiums

Monthly employee contributions are subject to change.

AlaskaCare 2017 Active Employee Premiums
Vision Monthly Contributions
No Coverage $0.00
Managed Care -
Employee & Family
$33.00
Managed Care -
Employee Only
$12.00
Vision Yearly Co-Pays
Exams $10.00
Rx Glasses $25.00
Rx Contacts $60.00 max
Diabetic Eye-Care $20.00
Effective: Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017

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Well Vision Exam

This exam focuses on your eyes and overall wellness

  • Copay: $10
  • Frequency: Every calendar year

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Prescription Glasses Benefit

  • Copay: $25
  • Frequency: See frame and lenses below
Frame
  • $130 allowance for a wide selection of frames
  • 20% off amount over your allowance
  • $70 allowance at Costco
Copay: Included in prescription glasses copay
Frequency: Every other calendar year
Lenses
  • Single vision, lined bifocal, and lined trifocal lenses
  • Polycarbonate lenses for dependent children
Copay: Included in prescription glasses copay
Frequency: Every calendar year
Lens Options
  • Anti-reflective coating (covered in full)
  • Polycarbonate lenses (covered in full)
  • Progressive lenses (covered in full)
  • Scratch-resistant coating (covered in full)
  • Average 35-40% off other lens options
Copay: $0
Frequency: Every calendar year

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Contact Lenses

Contacts instead of glasses
  • $130 allowance for contacts; copay does not apply
  • Contact lens exam (fitting and evaluation)
Copay: Up to $60
Frequency: Every calendar year

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Diabetic Eye-care Plus Program

Services related to diabetic eye disease, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Retinal screening for eligible members with diabetes. Limitations and coordination with medical coverage may apply. Ask your VSP doctor for details.

  • Copay: $20
  • Frequency: As needed

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