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Additional Coverage

Add vision coverage for access, convenience, and savings

Besides checking vision, routine eye exams can help identify early signs of certain chronic health conditions, including high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and high cholesterol.1 And when it comes to employee productivity, one recent study found a direct correlation between lost productivity and poor vision correction—particularly among workers who complete complex or repetitive computer tasks like data entry.2

BCBSRI vision plans offer:

  • Access – a nationwide network of more than 115,000 eye care providers and top eyewear retailers, including LensCrafters®, Pearle Vision®, and Target Optical®
  • Affordability – competitive rates for individual and family plans
  • Convenience – no need to submit receipts for in-network services
  • Choice – plans to suit you and your employees:
    • The Allowance Plan provides an allowance for eyewear
    • The Schedule Plan includes an annual routine eye exam and eyewear allowance
  • Savings – Members have a $10 copay for routine eye exams and get special negotiated rates on lens options, as well as 15% off conventional contact lenses, with our Schedule Plans

1American Academy of Ophthalmology, “Frequency of Ocular Examinations,” 2009 
2Gary Heiting, “Worker Productivity and Computer Vision Syndrome,” All About Vision, January 2015