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Vision insurance

 

The University System of Georgia has contracted with EyeMed to provide vision insurance for all University System schools.

phone EyeMed customer service: 866-800-5457

The plan covers exams, and helps pay the cost of eyeglasses and lenses. There are benefits for contacts, too. If you choose to buy vision insurance, it will supplement any vision benefits included in your health plan, if your health plan includes wellness vision coverage.

Review the EyeMed vision insurance, including rates and how to find an EyeMed provider (select the "Insight" network and type in your zip code), and access to the Vision Summary Plan Document. 

Faculty, please note: all faculty and staff who are paid on a ten-month payroll basis will have their premiums adjusted from January through May to include premiums needed for June and July coverage (i.e., January through May premiums will be higher).

Adding dependents to your coverage

When adding dependents to your insurance, you must provide appropriate documentation. When dropping dependents from your coverage at times other than open enrollment, you must also provide supporting documentation. To add dependents, use the OneUSG Connect - Benefits website. Select the UGA logo and use your MyID and password to log in. If needed, you may also call the OneUSG Connect - Benefits Call Center toll free at 1-844-5-USGBEN (1-844-587-4236).

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New employees:

If you wish to enroll in University System benefits, you must do so within 30 days of your employment date using the OneUSG Connect - Benefits  website. Select the UGA logo and use your MyID and password to log in. If needed, you may also call the OneUSG Connect - Benefits Call Center toll free at 1-844-5-USGBEN (1-844-587-4236).

If you do not enroll during the 30-day period, you must wait until the annual open enrollment period, unless you experience an IRS-approved life event change.

If you have questions about your University System of Georgia benefits, you may visit the OneUSG Connect - Benefits  website. Select the UGA logo and use your MyID and password to log in. If needed, you may also call the OneUSG Connect - Benefits Call Center toll free at 1-844-5-USGBEN (1-844-587-4236).

Revised 06.20.17