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:
|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, 2021 to June 30, 2023.
How to Complete Reimbursement:
- Obtain an original itemized receipt for the purchase of corrective lenses
- Complete a Vision Care Plan Claim Form
- Submit completed Vision Care Plan Claim Form and the original itemized receipt to OneSource Rutgers Faculty and Staff Service Center
- A case will be created and an agent will communicate information via the case.
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.