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Vision insurance


The University of Missouri System vision plan is available to all benefit-eligible faculty, staff, and retirees.

Vision discountsDiscounts

Even if you're not enrolled in the vision plan, there are still discount options available to you. Learn more on the vision discounts for all employees page.

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Vision Plan- Monthly premiums for active employees, 2017*

Coverage level Employee cost UM cost Total
Self only $5.88 $0 $5.88
Self and spouse $11.73 $0 $11.73
Self and child(ren) $12.80 $0 $12.80
Self, spouse, and child(ren) $20.26 $0 $20.26

While the university negotiates a discounted group rate, this plan is 100% employee paid.

* Set premiums for retiree vision insurance are available here, however, retiree premiums may not be available for other plans because they vary according to a formula based on years of service and other factors. For an idea of what premiums would be for your particular circumstances, use the Retiree Insurance Premiums Estimator.

Expenses covered

Vision Plan- Services and coverage, 2017

Services Coverage
Eye exam $10 copay
Glasses ($25 copay) Lenses: once per calendar year
Frames: once every other calendar year, up to $140 limit*
Contacts Fitting and exam: maximum $60 copay
Lenses: once per calendar year, up to $140 limit*
Lasik surgery Discounts up to 15% available

* Charges on amounts exceeding the indicated limit, or charges for optional features, are discounted by 20%. View the Protect your vision with VSP flyer (PDF, 538KB) for an overview of the insurance plan's coverage.

Annual deductible

The vision plan does not have a deductible.

Network providers

Go to the plan contacts webpage to find the provider directory for this plan.

Forms and guides

* In the event of a difference between this webpage and the plan document or summary plan description, the plan document and plan description prevail.

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Reviewed January 03, 2017.