Vision Plan Benefits for AACET
Exam $10 Exam 12 months
Materials1 $10 Frame 12 months
Contact Lens Fitting $25 Contact Lens Fitting 12 months
(standard & specialty) Lenses 12 months Contact Lenses 12 months
(Based on date of service)
Exam (Ophthalmologist) Covered in full Up to $42 retail
Exam (Optometrist) Covered in full Up to $36 retail
Frames $125 retail allowance Up to $70 retail
Contact Lens Fitting (standard2) Covered in full Not covered
Contact Lens Fitting (specialty2) $50 retail allowance Not covered
Lenses (standard) per pair
Single Vision Covered in full Up to $28 retail
Bifocal Covered in full Up to $42 retail
Trifocal Covered in full Up to $56 retail
Progressive lens upgrade See description3 Up to $56 retail
Contact Lenses4 $130 retail allowance Up to $100 retail
Co-pays apply to in-network benefits; co-pays for out-of-network visits are deducted from reimbursements
1 Materials co-pay applies to lenses and frames only, not contact lenses
2 See your benefits materials for definitions of standard and specialty contact lens fittings
3 Covered to provider’s in-office standard retail lined trifocal amount; member pays difference between progressive and standard retail lined trifocal, plus applicable co-pay
4 Contact lenses are in lieu of eyeglass lenses and frames benefit
Look for providers in the Provider Directory who accept discounts,
as some do not; please verify their services and discounts (range
from 10%-40%) prior to service as they vary.
Discounts on Covered Materials
Frames: 20% off amount over allowance
Lens options: 20% off retail
Progressives: 20% off amount over retail lined trifocal lens,
including lens options
The following options have out-of-pocket maximums5 on standard
(not premium, brand, or progressive) lenses.
Maximum Member Out-of-Pocket
Single Vision Bifocal & Trifocal
Scratch coat $13 $13
Ultraviolet coat $15 $15
Tints, solid or gradients $25 $25
Anti-reflective coat $50 $50
Polycarbonate $40 20% off retail
High index 1.6 $55 20% off retail
Photochromics $80 20% off retail
Discounts on Non-Covered Exam and Materials
Exams, frames, and prescription lenses: 30% off retail
Lens options, contacts, other prescription materials: 20% off retail
Disposable contact lenses: 10% off retail.
Superior Vision has a nationwide network of refractive
surgeons and leading LASIK networks who offer
members a discount. These discounts range from
5%-50%, and are the best possible discounts available
to Superior Vision.
5 Discounts and maximums may vary by lens type. Please check with your provider.
Customer Service - 800-507-3800
The Plan discount features are not insurance.
All allowances are retail; the member is responsible
for paying the provider directly for all non-covered
items and/or any amount over the allowances,
minus available discounts. These are not covered
by the plan.
Discounts are subject to change without notice.
Disclaimer: All final determinations of benefits,
administrative duties, and definitions are governed
by the Certificate of Insurance for your vision plan.
Please check with your Human Resources
department if you have any questions
The bi-weekly premiums for the new vision plan are:
|Employee Only - $2.99|
|Employee + Spouse - $5.52|
|Employee + Family - $7.81|
See your Human Resources Manager or Benefits Specialist for AACET application and vision enrollment form or download from the Forms link.
THIS INSURANCE IS NOT BEING OFFERED THROUGH THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. SUPERIOR VISION INSURANCE IS BEING OFFERED EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH AACET FOR AACET MEMBERS ONLY.