Vision Plan for Louisiana State Employees

a Contact Lenses in lieu of eyeglass lenses
b Contact Lens allowance is a one-time use allowance per benefit year
c Standard Contact Lens Fitting-spherical clear contact lenses in conventional wear and planned replacement
(Examples include but not limited to disposable, frequent replacement, etc.)
d Premium Contact Lens Fitting-all lens designs, materials and specialty fittings other than the Standard Contact Lenses (Examples include toric, multifocal, etc.)
e Laser vision benefit in lieu of all other covered benefits
f Members receive discount from the U.S. Laser Network, owned and operated by LCA Vision.
g Progressive lenses under the Basic Plan are covered with co-pay and 80% of charge less $120.00 allowance.

Summary of Limitations & Exclusions

This plan will not cover:
  • Orthoptic or vision training, subnormal vision aids, and any associated supplemental testing
  • Medical and/or surgical treatment of the eye, eyes, or supporting structures
  • Services provided as a result of any WorkerÂ’s Compensation law
  • Benefit is not available on certain frame brands in which the manufacturer imposes a no discount policy
  • Corrective eyewear required by an employer as a condition of employment, and safety eyewear unless specifically covered under plan
  • Plano non-prescription lenses and non-prescription sunglasses (except for 20% discount)
  • Services or materials provided by any other group benefit providing for vision care
  • Two pairs of glasses in lieu of bifocals
  • Aniseikonic lenses
  • Services received before your effective date, including started but not completed services

Louisiana State benefit enrollment and termination rules apply. Contact your benefits administrator for details.

To find a vision provider in your area, visit and select the "Access" network from the dropdown box.