Regular vision exams can determine if you need to wear glasses or contacts, plus catch early signs of eye disease such as cataracts and glaucoma. Coverage is through UnitedHealthcare.

Get to Know Your United Healthcare Vision Plan


Quality Coverage


Affordable Care


Flexible Providers


Simple, Easy Usage


Accessible Information

Flexibility to Choose Any Provider

Your vision plan allows you to pick the provider that matches your lifestyle and eye care needs. Your plan offers you the flexibility to use any provider you choose, but typically the best overall savings are available at network locations.

60,000 Providers Nationwide

UnitedHealthcare offers a diverse vision network of more than 60,000 access points nationally. This includes both private practice and leading retail chain providers including Costco, Walmart, Sam’s Club, American’s Best Contacts, EyeGlass World, Visionworks, Nationwide and many more.

Eyewear Discounts and Upgrades

The UnitedHealthcare Vision plan provides you and your family with quality vision benefits at an affordable cost. Visiting a network location gives you the opportunity to take advantage of eyewear discounts on options like lens upgrades.

No Need For an ID Coverage Card

When you call to schedule an appointment with our vision network provider, simply tell them that you have vision insurance with UnitedHealthcare. You don’t even need a vision ID card for your appointment. You only need to give the staff your name and date of birth—it’s that simple!

UnitedHealthcare Vision
Benefit Frequency
Vision ExamOnce per plan year*
Spectacle Lenses or Contact Lenses**Once per plan year*
FramesOnce per plan year*
Covered Services
Vision ExaminationCovered in full after $10 copayUp to $35
Laser Vision CorrectionCovered at a discount from select providers less $300 lifetime allowance; in lieu of all other services for the benefit year$300 lifetime allowance in lieu of all other services for that plan year
Additional ServicesStandard scratch-resistant coating, Standard progressive lenses, Standard anti-reflective coating, Polycarbonate lenses, Blended bifocals, and Tints are covered in full. Other optional lens upgrades may be offered at a discount. (Discount varies by provider.)N/A
Standard scratch-resistant coating, Standard progressive lenses, Standard anti-reflective coating, Polycarbonate lenses, Blended bifocals, Tints are covered in fullCovered in full after $10 copay$45-$80 depending on lens type
Frame***Covered in full after $10 copay (Up to $150 allowance)Up to $50
Contact Lenses
ElectiveA $150.00 allowance is applied toward the fitting/evaluation fees and purchase of contact lenses outside the covered selection (materials copay does not apply). Toric, gas permeable and bifocal contact lenses, are examples of contact lenses that are outside of our covered contacts.Up to $150
Medically NecessaryCovered in FullUp to $250
* Plan year runs July 1 to June 30.
** Contact lenses may be elected in lieu of lenses and frames.
*** Contact lens Selection list does not apply at Costco, Walmart or Sam’s Club locations. The non-selection allowance will be applied toward the fitting/evaluation fee and purchase of all contacts at Costco, Walmart and Sam’s Club.

Find a UnitedHealthcare Provider Near You

For a list of UnitedHealthcare Vision providers or to print a vision ID card, go to