Vision Benefits of America (VBA) is one of the leading nonprofit PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) that offers group vision benefits for customers. It has been offering vision benefit plans to corporations, school districts, hospitals and HMOs for about forty five years. Currently, it has over 3,000 clients. More than 1.5 million members are covered through the VBA vision benefits plan.
Vision Benefits of America (VBA) has a large network of eye care providers. VBA network is participated by more than 15,000 optometrists and ophthalmologists. The eye care providers that take part in the network are professional and has years of experiences in the eye care field. The optometrists hold the Doctors of Optometry degrees while the ophthalmologists hold the Doctor of Ophthalmology degrees. The eye doctors are licensed and will carry out the vision examination according to the standards of VBA. The eyewear prescriptions are fabricated at an optical lab that is approved by VBA.
Vision Benefits of America is headquartered in Pittsburgh. VBA offers services that meet the requirements of Pennsylvania Department of Health and Pennsylvania Insurance Department. Customers that sign up for Vision Benefits of America (VBA) benefits plan can go to selected retail optical to claim their benefits. There are more than 2,262 retail optical that participate in the VBA network.
To reduce the cost, VBA has partnered with more than 260 wholesale optical labs. These optical labs provide ophthalmic materials for a price that is less than the wholesale fee. Every VBA plan includes a fully paid vision exam and high quality lenses. There are more than 29,000 frames for customers to choose from. Customers will get a complementary scratch protection plan if they obtain the spectacle lens from the network. Recently, Vision Benefits of America started offering the no line bifocals for enrolled members.