Vision insurance

Eligibility

Full and part-time benefit-eligible faculty, staff and retirees who meet University of Delaware age and service requirements

Plan Administrator

National Vision Administrators (NVA)

Who Can Use this Benefit

Employee, spouse, eligible dependent child(ren)

Benefit

Service

Frequency*

Benefits In-Network

Benefits Out-of-Network

Comprehensive Eye Exam Once every plan year Covered after $15 co-pay Up to $50
Standard Lenses Once every plan year Covered in full Single Vision up to $40
Bifocal up to $60
Trifocal up to $80
Lenticular up to $100
Frames Once every two plan years Up to $150 Retail**
(20% discount off remaining balance over $150 allowance.  Discount does not apply at Wal-Mart/Sam's Club locations.)
Up to $80
Contact Lenses Once every plan year in lieu of lenses/frames Up to $120 Retail**
(15% discount (conventional) or 10% discount (disposable) off remaining balance over $120.  Discounts do not apply at Wal-Mart/Sam's Club locations or Contact Fill mail orders.)
Up to $120
Medically Necessary (pre-approval from NVA required)   Covered in full Up to $225
Contact Lens Evaluation/Fitting (only covered if you choose contact lenses)   Covered in full Daily Wear $20
Extended Wear $30
*Plan Year is the period July 1 through June 30.
**The insured is responsible for paying any charges in excess of this allowance.

Costs

Through the flexible benefits program, the University provides Flex Credit to cover the premium for full-time employees. Benefits for dependents and retirees are voluntary an available at an additional group-rate cost.

Spousal Coordination

Not applicable to this benefit

Vision Coverage

  Total Monthly Rate University Share Employee Share
Vision Plan Administered by National Vision Administrators (NVA) for Active Employees and UD Retirees*
Employee $4.42 $4.42 $0
Employee & Spouse $9.50 $4.42 $5.08
Employee & Child(ren) $7.16 $4.42 $2.74
Family $13.06 $4.42 $8.64
*University of Delaware retirees are responsible for the Total Monthly Premium. There is no University contribution toward the cost of vision coverage for retirees or their eligible family members.

Vision Coverage

Valid 9/1/15-6/30/16
  Total Monthly Rate University Share Employee Share
Vision Plan Administered by National Vision Administrators (NVA) for Active Employees and UD Retirees*
Employee $4.42 $4.42 $0
Employee & Spouse $9.50 $4.42 $5.08
Employee & Child(ren) $7.16 $4.42 $2.74
Family $13.06 $4.42 $8.64
*University of Delaware retirees are responsible for the Total Monthly Premium. There is no University contribution toward the cost of vision coverage for retirees or their eligible family members.

Vision Coverage

New Rates Effective 7/1/16
  Total Monthly Rate COBRA @ 102%
Vision Plan Administered by National Vision Administrators (NVA)
Employee $4.42 $4.51
Employee & Spouse $9.50 $9.69
Employee & Child(ren) $7.16 $7.30
Family $13.06 $13.32

Vision Coverage

New Rates Effective 7/1/16
  Total Monthly Rate University Share Employee Share
Vision Plan Administered by National Vision Administrators (NVA)
Employee $2.21 $2.21 $0
Employee & Spouse $4.75 $2.21 $2.54
Employee & Child(ren) $3.58 $2.21 $1.37
Family $6.53 $2.21 $4.32