AWA Focus First EyeCare

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About AWA Focus First EyeCare

The Focus First EyeCare vision plan provides benefits for an eye exam and lenses once every 12 months, and frames once every 24 months. In addition, members receive benefits for contact lenses, as well as discounts on vision items not covered by the plan. Members receive higher benefits when they utilize one of the 65,000 network providers nationwide.

EyeMed’s integrated provider network is included in the Focus First EyeCare plan. Members can choose from private practice optometrists, ophthalmologists, opticians and optical retailers and enjoy in-network savings. When visiting an EyeMed Select Network provider, members may choose from any frame available at the provider locations.

Association Benefits

Health Care Discounts

ScriptSave Rx Savings Card

ScriptSave Rx Savings Card

The ScriptSave Prescription Savings Card provides you access to discounted prescription drug prices. Get instant savings at the pharmacy register on brand-name and generic prescription medications for you and your entire household — even pets.  There are no limits on how many times members and their family can use the card.

39DollarGlasses.com

39DollarGlasses.com

Members can save 70% or more when purchasing glasses online. As one of the largest online optical sites, 39DollarGlasses.com is the most recognized and trusted name for prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses. Feedback from thousands of happy customers has earned 39DollarGlasses.com the prestigious 5-Star rating in Yahoo! Shopping and an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau as an accredited business since 2002.

Insured Benefits

Focus First EyeCare Plan

Reliance Standard

Plan Design SummaryIn Network 1Out of Network
Annual Eye Exam
DeductibleN/AN/A
Frequency (based on date of service)Once every 12 monthsOnce every 12 months
Member CostCovered in fullPlan pays up to $30
Eyeglass Frames
DeductibleN/AN/A
Frequency (based on date of service)Once every 24 monthsOnce every 24 months
FramesPlan pays up to $100Plan pays up to $45
Eyeglass Lenses (Per Pair)
DeductibleMember cost $10N/A
Frequency (based on date of service)Once every 12 monthsOnce every 12 months
Single VisionCovered in full (after deductible)Plan pays up to $25
BifocalCovered in full (after deductible)Plan pays up to $40
TrifocalCovered in full (after deductible)Plan pays up to $55
Lenticular20% DiscountN/A
Lens Options2
Standard PolycarbonateMember cost $40N/A
Scratch Resistant CoatingMember cost $15N/A
Anti-Reflective CoatingMember cost $45N/A
Ultraviolet CoatingMember cost $15N/A
Tint (Solid & Gradient)Member cost $15N/A
Standard ProgressiveMember cost $65N/A
Premium ProgressivePlan pays up to $120N/A
Contact Lenses
Frequency (based on date of service)Once every 24 monthsOnce every 24 months
ElectivePlan pays up to $115Plan pays up to $92
Medically NecessaryCovered in fullPlan pays up to $200
Contact Lens Fit & Follow Up Exams 3
Frequency (based on date of service)Once every 12 monthsOnce every 12 months
StandardAllowance up to $40N/A
Premium10% DiscountN/A
Additional TrueView Features (In Network)
Lasik or PRKAverage Discount of 15% off retail price or 5% off promotional price at US
Laser Network participating providers.
Discounts15% discount on the remaining balance in excess of the conventional
contact lens allowance. 20% discount on the remaining balance in excess
of the frame allowance. 20% discounts on items not covered by the plan at
network providers, which may not be combined with any other discounts
or promotional offers. These discounts do not apply to EyeMed Provider’s
professional services or contact lenses.
Secondary Purchase PlanMembers receive a 40% discount on a complete pair of glasses once the
funded benefit has been exhausted. Members receive a 15% discount off the
retail price on conventional contact lenses once the funded benefit has been
exhausted. Discount applies to material only.
Contact Lens Replacement
by Mail Program
After exhausting the contact lens benefit, replacement lenses may be obtained
at significant discount online. Visit www.eyemedvisioncare.com for details.

Disclaimers

1 EyeMed Select Network
2 Lens options available at an additional cost
3 The allowance of up to $40 for the fit and follow-up of contact lenses is included in the total maximum coverage for contacts of $115 per year. The total coverage the plan will pay for fit and follow-up combined with payment for contact lenses is $115.

Standard Contact Lens Fitting – Spherical clear contact lenses in conventional wear and planned replacement (examples include but not limited to disposable, frequent replacement etc.)

Premium Contact Lens Fitting – all lens designs, materials and specialty fittings other than Standard Contact Lenses (examples include toric, multifocal etc.)

Other Information

Monthly Rates

Focus First EyeCare Monthly Membership Rates
Member$21.00
Member + Spouse$33.00
Member + Child(ren)$34.00
Member + Family$43.00
One time $10 enrollment fee applies. This fee is waived when adding vision plan to an active AWA membership.

Frequently Asked Questions

About the Carrier

Reliance Standard

In business for over 100 years, Reliance Standard is a leading insurance carrier specializing in innovative and flexible benefits solutions. As a premier insurance carrier, Reliance Standard consistently earns strong financial ratings from A.M. Best  – “A+” (Superior), affirmed August 2013 and Standard & Poor’s – “A+” (Superior), affirmed July 2013. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company (Reliance Standard) was incorporated in 1907 as Central Life Insurance of Illinois. Reliance Standard is domiciled in Illinois, and maintains its administrative offices in Philadelphia, PA and Lincoln, NE. Reliance Standard is licensed in all states (except New York), the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. Reliance Standard is a member of the Tokio Marine Group.

  • Reside in an available state
  • Adults age eighteen (18) or above
  • Spouse, including a party to a Civil Union
  • Unmarried dependent children less than 25 years of age
N/A in AK, HI, ME, MT, NH, NY, OR, SD, UT, VT, WA.

Health Care Discounts Disclosure

Not available in AK, OK, UT, VT, WA. If members move to one of those states, their discount medical benefits will terminate.
Disclosures: The discount medical, health, and drug benefits of this Plan (The Plan) are NOT insurance, a health insurance policy, a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan or a qualified health plan under the Affordable Care Act. The Plan provides discounts for certain medical services, pharmaceutical supplies, prescription drugs or medical equipment and supplies offered by providers who have agreed to participate in The Plan. The range of discounts for medical, pharmacy or ancillary services offered under The Plan will vary depending on the type of provider and products or services received. The Plan does not make and is prohibited from making members’ payments to providers for products or services received under The Plan. The Plan member is required and obligated to pay for all discounted prescription drugs, medical and pharmaceutical supplies, services and equipment received under The Plan, but will receive a discount on certain identified medical, pharmaceutical supplies, prescription drugs, medical equipment and supplies from providers in The Plan. The Discount Medical Plan Organization is Alliance HealthCard of Florida, Inc., P.O. Box 630858, Irving, TX 75063. You may call (855) 351-7536 for more information or visit members.affiliatedworkersassociation.org for a list of providers. The Plan will make available, before purchase and upon request, a list of program providers and the providers’ city, state and specialty, located in the member’s service area. Any complaints should be directed to Alliance HealthCard of Florida, Inc. at the address or phone number above. Upon receipt of the complaint, member will receive confirmation of receipt within 5 business days. After investigation of the complaint, Alliance HealthCard of Florida, Inc. will provide member with the results and a proposed resolution no later than 30 days after receipt of the complaint. Note to DE, IL, LA, NE, NH, OH, RI, SD, TX, and WV consumers: If you remain dissatisfied after completing the complaint system, you may contact your state department of insurance.

Note to MA consumers: The plan is not insurance coverage and does not meet the minimum creditable coverage requirements under M.G.L. c. 111M and 956 CMR 5.00.

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