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Vision Discount Program
(vision discount program is unrelated to EMPLOYEE VISION INSURANCE)


The Mid Florida Eye Specialist’s Discount Program is available to all employees.  Employees are not required to have the School Board’s vision coverage in order to participate.  It is designed to give the employee a 30% discount on routine exams with additional discounts on frames, eyeglass lenses, contact lenses, accessories, etc. 

In order to participate, the employee must complete the enrollment form and submit directly to Nancy Buchanan at or fax to 1-866-570-7574.


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Forms and Documents


Dependent Children Eligibility Rules


EyeMed Website (Type of Network is "Access")


Insurance Enrollment/Change Form


Vision Benefits Coverage


Preferred Providers



The School Board of Highlands County chose EyeMed Vision Care as your vision care vendor beginning January 1, 2006. EyeMed has thousands of providers nationwide including several located in Highlands County.

EyeMed Vision Care offers substantial savings (up to 40%) on eye examinations, frames, lenses, lens options, contact lenses, and laser vision correction. You can choose from thousands of optometrists, ophthalmologists, opticians, or optical retailers. For a complete list of providers visit the EyeMed website or call their Customer Care Center at 1-866-723-0513.


Schedule of Covered Services:

Benefits under your plan are payable according to the type of services received. Please see the Vision Benefits Coverage document for services coverage details.


Employee Costs Per Check
Coverage 20 Pay Employees 24 Pay Employees
Employee Only $3.64 $3.04
Family $9.19 $7.66



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