Having an annual eye exam is one of the best ways to make sure you’re keeping your eyes healthy. You can enroll in vision coverage to save money on eligible vision care expenses such as eye exams, glasses and contact lenses.

Learn about the vision plan available to you through United Healthcare Vision. For complete cost and coverage details and to enroll, visit the Mercer Marketplace 365+ website. Learn how to access the site.

2024 vision plan

  • Standard Plan

Key features


Eye exam covered

every year; you pay only a small copay for each exam

Coverage for prescription

eyeglasses or contact lenses so you can choose the method of correction you prefer

Extensive network of providers,

including some retail chains, that have agreed to negotiated rates, which helps you save money

Find a network provider

You’ll generally pay less when you use a provider in the UnitedHealthcare Vision Network. Visit myuhcvision.com for a list of providers.

If you enroll in vision coverage, you can print your ID card at the United Healthcare Vision website at myuhcvision.com after you register.

Coverage details

Standard Plan

One exam every 12 months

$10 copay

Prescription glasses

$25 copay


  • Single vision
  • Lined bifocal
  • Lined trifocal
  • Lenticular

Once every 12 months; included in prescription glasses

Lens options

The most popular lens options (standard scratch coating, polycarbonate lenses*) are covered in full with the $25 prescription glasses copay.

Non-covered lens options (such as tint, anti-reflective coating, progressive and more) are covered at participating providers for an additional cost (UHC provides a discount).


Once every 24 months

  • Retail allowance of $130
  • 30% savings at most participating in-network providers on any amount over the retail allowance
Elective contact lenses (instead of glasses)

Once every 12 months

  • Covered up to $130 allowance
  • Contact lens exam (fitting and evaluation) covered in full with a copay not to exceed $60
Necessary contact lenses

$25 copay

Out-of-network: Visit the Mercer Marketplace 365+ website for coverage details. Learn how to access the site.

*Polycarbonate lenses are covered in full with the $25 material copay for dependents up to age 19.​