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Group vision insurance plans

Aetna Vision Preferred offers more than contacts and frames. It helps employees improve their vision health, which is key to whole health and improved productivity.

Easy on their eyes — and yours


Choices in providers, plus special offers


Aetna Vision Preferred offers your employees convenience, choice and savings. They have the freedom to not only take care of their vision needs — but also their whole health — in one simple benefits package.

Best-in-class network

From neighborhood eye doctors to national, regional and online retailers, your employees have thousands of vision providers across the country to fit their busy lifestyle:

  • LensCrafters®
  • Pearle Vision
  • Target Optical®
  • Independent Provider Network

Online providers such as:

  • CVS Optical™
  • LensCrafters®
  • Target Optical®
  • Contacts Direct
  • Ray-Ban

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Eye-opening savings

They also get special offers just for being an Aetna® member, including:

  • Up to $50 off a purchase at major retailers that can be used on top of their benefits
  • Up to 40% off additional pairs of glasses
  • LASIK eye surgery discounts
  • Discounts on gym memberships, acupuncture, chiropractic care, weight loss programs, books, dental products, travel, electronics, auto, dining and more

The power of one


Aetna Vision Preferred is simple for you, too. When you bundle it with our medical or dental plans, you’ll enjoy a world of integration and ease you just can’t get from stand-alone plans. All in one package.




  • One dedicated account team
  • Seamless case setup and management
  • One bill and combined renewal
  • Connected claims data, and more

You may also qualify for additional discounts when you purchase more than one product. Reach out to your Aetna representative for more information.

Pairing vision and medical for powerful health

There’s always more than one point of view.  When combined they can give a clearer perspective.


So when Aetna saw a way to save employers money and build a healthier workforce simply by integrating vision and medical plans we shifted focus and introduced Aetna’s Vision Medical Integration Program which leverages our vision and medical claims data to keep members healthy and productive and keep your overall costs down. 


Because signs of diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol among other things can be seen in your eyes and may affect vision.  Since people are four times more likely to get an eye exam than a physical, a routine vision check can help detect these conditions earlier.


When members have both our vision and medical coverage we can see their health from all angles and proactively reach out to those who could benefit from increased care.


Take Kate for example.  She’s at her routine eye exam when her eye doctor notices bends and kinks in the vessels around her retina.  It’s a sign of high blood pressure.  When Aetna receives the at risk code we automatically contact her primary care doctor to follow up.  Because left undetected and untreated, the more dangerous the outcome. 


It’s true for Tony too.  At a recent checkup he learned he has early signs of diabetes so we automatically check his vision claims history.  Since he hasn’t seen the eye doctor in a while we sent him a reminder to book an eye exam.  Because diabetes can lead to impaired vision making him less productive at work.  It’s also the leading cause of blindness for adults aged twenty to seventy-four. 


So taking care of your eyes is the first step in seeing a healthier future.  Only an integrated carrier like Aetna can get this kind of insight from vision and medical claims data.


At Aetna we view health from multiple perspectives.  With our Vision Medical Integration Program you can too.  To build a healthier, happier workforce and bring whole health into focus all you have to do is see for yourself.

Pairing vision and medical for powerful health

An eye exam can help identify signs of a chronic condition in the body. While a routine physical can spot a health issue that could affect eyesight.


That’s why the Vision Medical Integration (VMI) program is so valuable. By using our unique ability to integrate vision and medical claims data, we’re able to reach out to members to help them seek the right care sooner, for better overall health.

More plans to fit you

More plans to fit you

Now that you see the benefits of integration, explore the many health plans you can add to your vision plan to create your whole-health package.

Options for whole health

Options for whole health

Aetna Vision Preferred is all about whole health. Now add a little more to your benefits package with our range of dental, pharmacy and other ancillary plans. They’re available as stand-alone plans, or with any medical plan.

Count on us for the right combination

There’s no place like Aetna to find the plans, programs, services and administration you need to help keep your business strong and healthy.

Member services

Keep members healthy and engaged with programs and services that keep whole health in mind.

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Easy administration

Explore quoting, enrollment and reporting tools to ease administration for plan sponsors and brokers. 

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Vision health is whole health

Build a healthy, productive team with Aetna Vision Preferred.


Legal notices

Vision insurance plans are underwritten by Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna). Certain claims administration services are provided by First American Administrators, Inc. and certain network administration services are provided through EyeMed Vision Care (“EyeMed”), LLC.

Vision insurance plans contain exclusions and limitations. Not all vision services are covered. Providers participating in the Aetna Vision Network are contracted through EyeMed Vision Care, LLC. EyeMed and Aetna are independent contractors and not employees or agents of each other. Participating vision providers are credentialed by and subject to the credentialing requirements of EyeMed. Aetna does not provide medical/vision care or treatment and is not responsible for outcomes. Aetna does not guarantee access to vision care services or access to specific vision care providers and provider network composition is subject to change without notice. 

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