You have a choice of two vision plans through VSP: Basic or Plus. The Plus plan offers lower copays and a higher allowance for frames and contacts, and has higher per-paycheck premiums. Both plans offer discounts and deals year-round.
Vision care discounts
For all health system employees, whether or not you choose vision insurance, Eye Center locations offer discounts to employees and immediate family members:
- LASIK surgery: receive a $600 discount per eye.
- Eyeglasses: The KU Optical Shop offers employees and family members 30% off noninsurance-paid glasses and 50% off a second pair of glasses, frame and/or lenses within 90 days of first purchase.
- Contact lenses: The KU Optical Shop offers free shipping on contact lens purchases and $10 off per box of contacts with purchase of a 1-year supply.
For more information about the discounts, please call the Eye Center at 913-588-6600.