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Aetna Vision Preferred Plan

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Nationwide coverage and eye-opening savings

New Hires have 60 days to choose benefits.

Sign up at or call 1-877-888-3337.

Top 3 reasons to get an Aetna Vision Preferred plan

  1. $300 to spend on frames with our high option and $150 with our standard option.
  2. Large, nationwide network including online ordering options.
  3. Low or no copay lens treatment options, like blue light filtering.

2022 biweekly rates

Table of biweekly rates.
Aetna Vision Self only Self + 1 Self & family
Standard $3.15 $6.30 $9.45
High $5.67 $11.32 $16.99

2022 Monthly rates

These rates do not apply to all Enrollees. If you are in a special enrollment category, please refer to the FEHB Program website or contact the agency or Tribal Employer which maintains your health benefits enrollment.
Table of monthly rates.
Aetna Vision Self only Self + 1 Self & family
Standard $6.83 $13.65 $20.48
High $12.29 $24.53 $36.81

Benefit and cost comparisons (see the difference)

Table of rates.
  You pay***
Key benefit features in the Aetna® network Standard option High option
Routine eye exam $0 $0
BONUS: You'll also get an additional 20% off any balance over the frame allowance. Frame choices aren't limited to frame towers or collections.
You get $150 allowance once every calendar year You get $300 allowance once every calendar year
Standard plastic lenses — single, bifocal, trifocal, lenticular once every calendar year in lieu of contacts $10 $0
Standard progressive lenses $75 $0
Most premium progressive lenses $95 – $120 $40 – $65
Standard polycarbonate lenses; scratch coating $0 $0
UV treatment; tint $15 copay for each $0
Most anti-reflective coatings $45 – $68 $20 – $43
BONUS: Receive an additional 15% off any balance over the allowance on conventional contact lenses once every calendar year in lieu of eyeglass lenses
You get $150 allowance You get $150 allowance
Standard contact lens fit and follow-up $40 fixed discount** $40 fixed discount**
Premium contact lens fit and follow-up 90% of retail price 90% off retail price

See the savings

With Aetna Vision Preferred, you can save money on the glasses you need. And get the look you want without breaking the bank. Take a look at how much you could save, even with premium lenses and extra features.

Table of Aetna Vision rates.
Exam / eyeglasses Without an Aetna FEDVIP vision plan With the Aetna FEDVIP vision high option plan
Exam $124 $0
$300 eyeglass frame $300 $0
Varilux® Comfort progressive lenses (tier 2) $295 $50
Standard polycarbonate lenses $65 $0
Crizal® Alize with UV premium anti-reflective coating (tier 2) $119 $43
Self-only annual premium (pre-tax for employees) $0 $148
Totals $903 $241 (a $662 savings)

Other Aetna Vision Preferred plan advantages

  • No deductible to meet — the plan starts paying right away.
  • No limit on your choice of frames.
  • No limit on what brand of contact lenses a network provider can prescribe ‒ you get the most benefits no matter which brand you choose
  • The Aetna Vision Preferred mobile app — download for free! Easily find a provider, view your ID card, get benefit information and answers to frequently asked questions.
  • Award-winning customer service seven days a week
  • A welcome kit mailed to your home, which includes two ID cards.
  • An international travel solution — we’re ready to help if a vision emergency sneaks up on you when you’re traveling abroad.

Go practically anywhere for eye care

With Aetna Vision Preferred, you can see any provider you want, in or out of our network. But remember, network providers will cost you less.

With Aetna Vision Preferred, you can see any provider you want, in or out of our. But remember, network providers will cost you less.

We know you live busy lives. That’s why our network includes providers with convenient evening and weekend hours. You can get care from any of our 110,000 providers, including top retailers like:

You can also apply your benefits online at any of the below retailers:

Keep your eye health in focus

It’s important for everyone to get an annual eye exam, even if you don’t need vision correction. Did you know that your eye doctor can spot signs of serious medical issues, like diabetes and heart disease? That’s in addition to detecting eye diseases like cataracts and glaucoma.

Just like you monitor your overall wellbeing, it’s important to stay on top of your eye health too. That’s why our vision partner, EyeMed, has easy to use tools to help you spot common vision issues. Visit the Eye Condition Simulator to learn how to identify common eye diseases and when to speak to a doctor.

Enroll today at or call 877-888-3337.

*Internal database as of August 2020.

**The amount shown is the negotiated discounted price you will pay the provider. Discounts may not be available in all states at all in-network providers. To see a list of providers who do honor discounts, go to directly to , select Find a Provider, and if you see “May not accept all additional plan discounts” you should contact the provider to confirm.

***Please refer to the plan brochure in Section 4, Your Cost for Covered Services, for the nationwide reimbursement schedule and Section 6, International Services and Supplies, for the international reimbursement schedule.

Vision insurance plans are underwritten by Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna). Certain claims administration services are provided by First American Administrators, Inc. and certain network administration services are provided through EyeMed Vision Care, LLC ("EyeMed").

This is a brief description of the features of this Aetna health benefits plan. Before making a decision, please read the plan’s applicable federal brochure(s). All benefits are subject to the definitions, limitations and exclusions set forth in the federal brochure. This material is for information purposes only. Providers participating in the Aetna Vision Network are contracted through EyeMed Vision Care, LLC (EyeMed). EyeMed and Aetna are independent contractors and not employees or agents of each other. Participating vision providers are credentialed by and subject to the credentialing requirements of EyeMed. Aetna does not provide medical/vision care or treatment and is not responsible for outcomes. Aetna does not guarantee access to vision care services or access to specific vision care providers, and provider network composition is subject to change without notice. Not all vision services are covered. Discount offers provide access to discounted services and are NOT insured benefits. Lens coverage can be used once every benefit period to purchase either one pair of eyeglass lenses OR contact lenses throughout benefit period. Exam coverage and frame coverage can be used once every benefit period. Information is believed to be accurate as of the production date; however, it is subject to change. For more information about Aetna plans, refer to


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