Vision Plan

Administered by EyeMed

EyeMed take eye care seriously and so do their providers. All of the EyeMed in-network optometrists and ophthalmologists are certified.

Who is Eligible to Enroll?

You are eligible for the benefits if you are contracted at least 30 hours per week.

Dependent Eligibility

You can enroll the following members of your family on Vision plan:

  • Your spouse, is defined as the person to whom you are legally married and for whom you have a valid government issued marriage certificate.
  • Your natural children, legally adopted children, children placed with you for legal adoption, stepchildren or foster children up to age 26, regardless of student status. Coverage ends at the end of the month following the date they turn 26. 
  • Your children age 26 or older who are not able to support themselves because of a physical or mental disability.

Note: When you add a new dependent, you will need to provide proof of his or her eligibility, such as a marriage certificate, birth certificate or adoption certificate.

How Can I Enroll?

New hire must enroll within 31 days of their contract start date by completing the Employee Benefits Enrollment/Change Form. Additionally, employees can enroll within 31 days of a qualifying event or during the annual Open Enrollment Period.

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How Can I Make Changes?

Changes may be made during Open Enrollment or within 31 days of a qualifying event by completing the  Employee Benefits Enrollment/Change FormQualifying event examples include marriage, divorce, birth/adoption/fostering, death of a family member. Click here for more information on adding eligible dependents.

What Happens to my Vision Coverage if I Leave LCS?

Under the provisions of the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1985, or COBRA, you and your covered family members may choose to continue Vision coverage under the Lynchburg City Schools Vision plan after your coverage has ended. You have 60 days from the date of your COBRA election notice to enroll in coverage. If you do not respond within the 60 days, your rights to continue coverage will be waived. COBRA information will be mailed to your home address. Please be sure to keep your address current by submitting changes to the Personnel Department.

Questions?

Please contact the Benefits Department at 434.515.5089, 434.515.0008, or benefitsdepartment@lcsedu.net.

Plan Administrator Contact Information

EyeMed
400 Lucottica Place
Mason, OH 45040
www.eyemedvisioncare.com
(866) 723-0514
7:30 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Monday-Saturday