Vision Benefit Program
Members of the HMOs of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois now have their vision benefits administered by Davis Vision, Inc.* The Davis Vision network consists of major national and regional retail locations, as well as independent ophthalmologists and optometrists.
Vision Discount Program
PPO, POS, BlueChoice®, BlueAdvantage Entrepreneur PPOSM and BlueEdgeSM. HSA members now have their vision discount program administered by Davis Vision*, which has a network consisting of major national and regional retail locations, as well as independent ophthalmologists and optometrists.
Please note that effective July 1, 2008, Davis Vision, Inc.*, replaced EyeMed Vision Care* within the BlueExtras program as the administrator for the vision discount program and for the HMO vision benefit program.
All Blue Cross and Blue Shield members have access to laser vision correction by board certified surgeons for a substantially discounted price. This service is available through Davis Vision, featuring the TruVision network. The cost per eye for traditional LASIK is $895.00. The cost per eye for custom LASIK is $1,295.00.
All members of a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois group health plan have access to a discount program which allows them to purchase digital hearing aids at a substantially reduced price.
*The relationships between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and Davis Vision, Inc., EyeMed Vision Care and Davis Vision, Inc., on behalf of TruVision and TruHearing are that of independent contractors.