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    Employees initial enrollment for vision coverage with Eye Med takes place during new hire orientation, and coverage normally begins the first day of the month following date of hire. 


    The City pays 100% of the cost for employee only coverage and employees may cover eligible family members at their own expense.

    Vision Plan

    City Coverage per month

    Employee Coverage per month

    Employee Only



    Employee + Dependent

    (spouse or one child)






    Making Changes

    Changes may be made within 31 days of a qualifying event by completing a  2018 Benefit Enrollment Form. Qualifying event examples include but are not limited to marriage, divorce, birth or family member loss of coverage.

    Open Enrollment Changes for 2019 Plan Year effective January 1, 2019, complete a 2019 Benefit Enrollment Form.

    What happens if I leave? 

    If your last day worked is on or before the 15th, your coverage ends at midnight on the 15th.  If your last day worked is the 16th or later, your coverage ends at midnight on the last day of the month.

    Under the provisions of the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1985, or COBRA, you and your covered family members may choose to continue vision coverage under the City's vision plan after your coverage is scheduled to end. You have 60 days from the date of your election notice to elect continued coverage. If you do not respond within the 60 days, your rights to continue coverage end. COBRA information will be mailed to your home. Be sure to keep your address current by submitting changes to Human Resources.

    Questions? You may call Eye Med Vision Care toll free at 866-723-0514.


    Eye Med Vision Care

    Customer Service: Toll Free | (866) 723-0514



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