Vision Benefits

UNI offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible
employees and their qualified dependents. Employees have
the option to enroll in health, dental & vision insurance plans.
Use this site to review an overview of the University provided benefits
along with the corresponding premiums.
Health, Dental & Vision Benefits

List of Health, Dental & Vision Benefits

Complete List of Benefits




Frequently Asked Questions: Click Here



Forms and Resources
Delta Dental EyeMed Vision Care
Avesis Materials Only Information (PDF)
Avesis Vision Exam and Materials Information (PDF)
Avesis Enrollment Form (PDF)
Avesis Claim Form (PDF)
Avesis.com
 



Quick Tips
Employees who work at least half-time or more are eligible for voluntary vision insurance, including Temp Merit/P&S, Adjunct Faculty, etc.

This vision discount plan offered by Delta Dental will not work in conjunction with Avesis Vision insurance.

Employees enrolled in Delta Dental of Iowa are automatically eligible for a vision discount program through EyeMed Vision Care at no extra cost.

Vision insurance is offered through the Avesis Vision Plan and offers two plan options: Materials Only or Vision Exam and Materials.

Members who elect to use an out-of-network provider must pay the provider in full at time of service and then submit a claim to Avesis for reimbursement.
 


Delta Dental EyeMed Vision Care (Option 1)

University of Northern Iowa employees enrolled in Delta Dental of Iowa are automatically eligible for a vision discount program through EyeMed Vision Care at no extra cost.

Present your Delta Dental ID at a participating provider to take advantage of the following features:

  • Discounts on eye exams
  • Discounted pricing for lens and lens options
  • Savings on eyeglass frames and conventional contact lenses
  • Unlimited use
  • Discounts on LASIK and PRK
  • Competitive pricing on contact lenses through Contact Lens by Mail
  • Access to a large, diverse network of providers


To take advantage of this discount, simply locate an EyeMed provider by calling 1-866-559-5252 or visit Delta Dental EyeMed Vision Care website. When you schedule your appointment, inform the office that you are a Delta Dental member with an EyeMed discount plan. Once you arrive at your appointment, present your Delta Dental ID card to receive the discounted services.

This vision discount plan offered by Delta Dental will not work in conjunction with Avesis Vision insurance – you must use one or the other.

For more information on the discount program, please visit the Delta Dental Vision Discount Program web page.



Avesis Vision Insurance (Option 2)

Employees who work at least half-time or more are eligible for voluntary vision insurance through the University. Employees are required to stay on the plan for the full calendar year.

Vision insurance is offered through the Avesis Vision Plan and offers two plan options:

 

Avesis Materials Only Vision Plan: Employee Monthly Premium
Single $8.15
Family $18.76


Avesis Vision Exam & Materials Vision Plan: Employee Monthly Premium
Single $11.46
Family $25.90














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Date Updated:February 18, 2013