Vision Hardware

 

(Optional)

Administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield, 1-800-820-1674 or 406-447-8747
www.bcbsmt.com


Who is Eligible?

Employees, spouses, adult dependents, retirees,
and children are eligible if you elect to have this coverage.


Using Your Hardware Benefit

Quality vision care is important to your eye wellness and overall health care. Accessing your Vision Hardware benefit is easy. Simply select your provider, purchase your hardware and submit to Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) for processing.

 

Rates

Monthly Vision Hardware Rates:
Employee Only $7.48
Employee & Spouse/Adult Dep. $14.12
Employee & Child(ren) $14.86
Employee & Family $21.80

 

Service/Material

Coverage

Eyeglass Frames and Lenses:
Once every benefit year, in lieu of contact lenses

Up to $300 allowance towards purchase of a frame and prescription eyeglass lenses including single vision; bifocal; trifocal; progressive lenses; ultraviolet treatment; tinting; scratch-resistant coating; polycarbonate; anti-reflective coating.

The Plan Participant may be responsible for the charges at the time of service.
Contact Lenses:
Once every benefit year, in lieu of eyeglass frame and lenses

 

 

Up to $150 allowance toward contact lens
fitting and the purchase of Conventional,
Disposable or Medically Necessary*contact lenses.

The Plan Participant may be responsible for the charges at the time of service.

 

*Contact lenses that are required to treat medical or abnormal visual conditions, including but not limited to eye surgery (i.e., cataract removal), visual perception in the better eye that cannot be corrected to 20/70 through the use of eyeglasses, and certain corneal or other eye diseases.



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