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Vision Insurance

United Healthcare Vision Coverage

Cobb County Government offers employees vision insurance as a supplemental, voluntary product via United Healthcare and Spectera.  If you have questions about the vision benefit, contact Houze & Associates, Inc. at 800-523-7135 or [email protected]

The plan allows for participants to receive service from both private practice providers as well as retail providers. Employees have the freedom to choose any provider. However, if a participant chooses a non-network provider they must submit a reimbursement request to the insurance company.

Summary of Benefits  -- 2019

Summary of Benefits -- 2020

Understanding Your Vision Plan

Eligibility

Employees can cover unmarried children through age 25 and a legal spouse.

Certificate of Coverage

If there are differences in this document and the Group Policy, the Group Policy is the governing document.

View the full Certificate of Coverage

Rates

Group Bi-Weekly Rate Monthly Rate
Employee Only $3.85 $8.35
Employee and Family $8.94 $19.37
  • Standard scratch-resistant coating is covered in full
  • Polycarbonate lenses are covered in full
  • Other optional lens upgrades may be offered at a discount (Discounts vary by provider)

Vision Card/Providers

United Healthcare and Spectera do not send customized vision cards to participants, but have a Vision Card that can be downloaded and printed for use.

To utilize the benefit:

  • Notify the provider that you are an employee of Cobb County,
  • Provide your Social Security Number or Employee ID,
  • Let your provider know you have United Healthcare and Spectera Vision Insurance.

Receiving your vision benefit is as easy as visiting your United Healthcare and Spectera Vision Providers. To locate providers, call 800-839-3242 or use the Vision Provider Locator.

Out-of-Network Services

Employees can receive services out of network, but will be reimbursed based on plan limits. Co-pays do not apply. Kaiser Medical Members are not eligible to file out of network for the exam, due to the service being covered under the medical plan as a copay.

Laser Surgery

United Healthcare Vision has partnered with the Laser Vision Network of America (LVNA) to provide our members with access to discounted laser vision correction providers. Members receive 15% off usual and customary pricing, 5% off promotional pricing at over 500 network provider locations and even greater discounts through set pricing at LasikPlus locations.

For more information, call 888-563-4497 or visit the United Healthcare LVNA website.

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Federal Health Insurance Notices

View federal rights and notices about: Premium Assistance Under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Statements of Rights, Notice of Privacy Practices: Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), Prescription Drug Coverage and Medicare