Wellmark plan comparison guide for Iowa small groups | Avesis plan
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What's covered?

As a preferred Wellmark vendor, Avēsis2 offers you one of the most comprehensive vision plans in the industry. Covered services include:

  • Eye exams
  • Frames
  • Standard plastic lenses
  • Contact lenses
  • Lens options

Highlights

  • Access to more than 75,000 vision providers nationally3
  • Network includes independent and leading national retailers
  • Discounts on non-covered services such as LASIK surgery as well as additional eyeglasses, sunglasses and lens options
  • Built-in hearing coverage and discounts through Amplifon Hearing Health Care4
  • Voluntary option available

Avēsis vision coverage5

Diagnostic services

  • Eye exam — Covered in full after $10 copay, every 12 months.

Eyewear products 

  • Frames — Covered once every 24 months, after a $25 materials copay; $80 retail allowance.
  • Standard plastic lenses — One pair covered in full after materials copay, every 12 months.
  • Contact lenses — Covered up to allowance, every 12 months, in lieu of eyeglasses.
  • Lens options — Up to 20 percent off polycarbonate, scratch-resistant coating, tint and UV protective coating.

Built-in hearing coverage

When your employees select vision coverage through Avēsis, they get a free hearing screening and reduced pricing on hearing devices, as an added benefit via a discount program through Amplifon Hearing Health CareTM.

Coverage is available for members age 19 or older.
Avēsis Vision is an independent vision insurance company that does not provide Blue Cross and Blue Shield products and services. Avēsis Vision is underwritten by Fidelity Life Insurance Company.
Avēsis network numbers.
Hearing Discount Savings Plan provided by Amplifon Hearing Health Care. Amplifon Hearing Health Care is an independent company that does not provide Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield products or services.
Applies to in-network benefits. Out-of-network services are covered and include higher copays.