Overview

You may receive up to $45 reimbursement for single vision corrective lenses and receive up to $50 reimbursement for bifocal or trifocal corrective lenses.  For all contact lenses, 1 box per eye will be reimbursed, up to $45 for single-vision contacts and up to $50 for bifocal / multifocal contacts.

Employees and eligible dependents are entitled to receive one reimbursement for lenses purchased in a designated two-year contract period.

Please be advised that the Rutgers University vision care plan now applies to the following RBHS unions, effective July 1, 2019:

Union Aligned
Union Code
Non-Aligned
Union Code
Aligned/
Non-Aligned
Union Code
Hours Worked/
FLSA Status
OPEIU Local 153 200     40, NE
HPAE 5089 204 214 224 37.5, 40, N4, NE, NL
HPAE 5094 205 215   35, 40, N4, NE, NL
HPAE 5135 206 216 226 40, NE, NL
CWA Local 1031 209 219   NE, NL, 40, N4, 35, 37.5
IUOE Local 68 210     40, NE
Teamsters Local 97       211 213   35, 37.5, 40, NE
CWA 1040 212     35, 37.5, 40, N4, NE, NL


The current two-year contract period is from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2021.

Reimbursement

  • Obtain an original itemized receipt for the purchase of corrective lenses
  • Complete a Vision Care Plan Claim Form
  • Mail the entire Vision Care Plan Claim Form and the original itemized receipt to University Human Resources
  • Employees will receive their reimbursement through either direct deposit, if enrolled, or in their biweekly paycheck. This reimbursement will have a payroll code of "VisionReim" on the paystub and will not be subject to taxes or pension calculations.