All City of Phoenix medical plans include Core Vision coverage, which includes basic benefits for eye exams, glasses, or contacts when you see a network provider.

The City also offers you the opportunity to enroll in enhanced vision coverage through Avesis, which provides a higher level of benefits for periodic eye exams, eyeglasses, and contact lenses for you and your eligible dependents.

Avesis Buy-Up Vision Plan

Key features

  • Basic eye exam every calendar year for $10.
  • Coverage for prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses once per calendar year.
  • A wide network of providers who have agreed to negotiated rates, which helps you save money.
Vision Care Service In-Network Benefit Out-of-Network Reimbursement
Eye Exam $10 Co-pay Up to $40
Frame Allowance $175 retail value
Participating Walmart, Costco, and Sam’s Club: $88*
Up to $45
Single Vision Lenses Covered in full Up to $40
Bifocal Lenses Covered in full Up to $60
Trifocal, Lenticular Lenses Covered in full Up to $80
Standard Progressive Lenses Brands: Shoreview, Shoreview Mini, Navigator, Navigator Short, and Super Noline. Up to $60
Premium Progressive Lenses Brands: Younger Image, Shamir Silver, Essilor, Smallfit, and Ideal. EyeFocal Select L2 Digital HD is offered only by independent providers. Up to $60
Polycarbonate Lenses Covered in full Up to $10
Standard Scratch Resistant Coating Covered in full Up to $5
Standard Tint Covered in full Up to $4
Standard Anti-Reflective Coating Covered in full Up to $24
Transitions Covered in full Up to $30
All other lens options Discounted up to 20% off retail N/A
Contact Lenses
Elective $175 allowance Up to $175
Medically Necessary Covered in full Up to $250
Contact Lens Fit and Follow Up Covered in full N/A
Eye Examination
Once every 12 months
Lenses, Contact Lenses
Once every 12 months
Once every 12 months
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You’ll generally pay less when you use a provider in the Avesis network.

For complete cost and coverage details, visit the eCHRIS Self-Service website.