To help you keep life in focus, vision coverage through Anthem Blue View Vision provides benefits for eye exams and vision correction treatment.

2021 vision plans

You have the option to enroll in the Anthem Blue View Vision plan as a new hire, during Open Enrollment, or if you have a qualifying life event. To see your contributions and enroll, log in to the Capital One Benefits Center website.

Key features at a glance
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  • Routine eye exam covered every year,

    at no out-of-pocket cost to you when you see a network provider.

  • Coverage for eyeglasses or contact lenses

    so you can choose the method of vision correction you prefer.

  • Wide network of providers,

    giving you the opportunity to save money with more generous in-network benefits ― choose among 30,000+ doctors and more than 25,000 locations across the country, including convenient retail stores like LensCrafters®, Sears OpticalSM, Target Optical®, JCPenney® Optical, and most Pearle Vision® stores.

  • Flexibility to go out of network,

    but you will not receive the maximum benefits your plan offers.

Find a network provider

You may choose to see any in- or out-of-network provider you’d like, but you’ll generally pay less when you stay in network. Visit Anthem Blue View Vision to find an in-network vision care provider near you. When you go to your appointment, present your Anthem ID card.

Coverage details

Here’s an overview of the Anthem Blue View Vision plan coverage:

Benefits and Covered Services In-Network Out-of-Network
Routine Eye Exam
(once per calendar year)
$0 co-payUp to $35 allowance
Eyeglass Frames
(one pair of frames every two calendar years for adults and one pair of frames every calendar year for children under 19)
$130 allowance, then 20% off any remaining balanceUp to $45 allowance
Eyeglass Lenses
(once per calendar year)
Single vision lenses$20 co-payUp to $45 allowance
Bi-focal lenses$20 co-payUp to $55 allowance
Tri-focal lenses$20 co-payUp to $65 allowance
Contact Lenses
(once per calendar year, instead of glasses)
Elective conventional lenses$130 allowance, then 25% off any remaining balanceUp to $75 allowance
Elective disposable lenses$130 allowance (no additional discount)Up to $75 allowance
Non-elective contact lensesCovered in fullUp to $90 allowance

Additional benefits are available for lens enhancements, lens upgrades, and progressive lenses. See more detailed information about the vision coverage.

Do you need vision coverage?

All Anthem medical plans cover an annual eye checkup. You may not need additional vision coverage if you have perfect vision and don't wear glasses or contacts. Compare the vision plan cost with your expected vision care expenses. And, keep in mind that you can also use the tax-free money you’ve allocated to your Health Care FSA to pay for vision services.