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Vision Coverage

In addition to health and dental options, DC Health Link is also pleased to provide access to individual vision insurance through our partnership with VSP® Vision Care. Currently available to DC residents, VSP Individual Vision Plans include coverage for services such as eye exams, glasses, and lens enhancements like progressives.

Note: Consumers who choose to purchase a vision plan do so directly through VSP's online enrollment system and not through DC Health Link.

Consumers can choose between two plan options:

VSP Standard $120 Plan

  • An Exam every 12 months
  • Lenses every 12 months
  • Frames every 12 months
  • $15 copay for exams; $25 copay for lenses/frames
  • $120 Retail Frame Allowance (RFA) - the amount per year that may be used to purchase frames; OR
  • $120 Elective Contact Lens Allowance (ECL) - the amount per year that may be used to purchase contact lenses. Contacts may be chosen instead of glasses
Covered Individuals Monthly Premium Annual Premium
Member $11.66 $139.92
Member + 1 $22.17 $266.04
Member + Family $30.38 $364.56

VSP Standard $150 Plan

  • An Exam every 12 months
  • Lenses every 12 months
  • Frames every 12 months
  • $15 copay for exams; $25 copay for lenses/frames
  • $150 Retail Frame Allowance (RFA) - the amount per year that may be used to purchase frames; OR
  • $150 Elective Contact Lens Allowance (ECL) - the amount per year that may be used to purchase contact lenses. Contacts may be chosen instead of glasses
Covered Individuals Monthly Premium Annual Premium
Member $13.10 $157.20
Member + 1 $24.84 $298.08
Member + Family $34.05 $408.60

Please note that enrollment in a vision insurance plan does not constitute enrollment into a plan that offers minimum essential health coverage. Having minimum essential health coverage is nessessary to meet the federal requirement to have adequate health insurance. Premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions cannot be used for vision insurance plans or products.
Enroll by Phone: 855-397-2013