Superior Vision Discount Card
The Superior Vision Discount Program is a free benefit available to all NCRGEA members. You and your dependents may use the discount at any of Superior Vision’s participating program providers.
The NCRGEA and Superior Vision are happy to offer this discount program for your vision care. Superior Vision provides vision care including eye examinations, prescription eyewear, contact lenses, and additional discounts for add-ons and upgrades through a broad-based provider network of ophthalmologists and optometrists. The plan also contracts with a large number of national and regional optometric chain locations.
To locate a participating provider that honors the discount plan, visit the Superior Vision website www.superiorvision.com, click on Locate a Provider and enter your Zip Code when prompted. Then, select the network Superior National then select Locate for a list of providers and their services. If a provider honors the discount plan, “Accepts Discounts” will be listed under Services Offered. You can also call Superior Vision at 1-800-507-3800 to assist you in locating an eye care provider in your area.
The vision ID card entitles you to receive discounts on services available from in-network Superior Vision Plan providers who are identified on the Superior Vision website as providers who accept discounts. Important items of note:
- You do not need to obtain prior approval to receive services
- Show your discount card to your provider for identification
- Receive your routine eye examination*
- Select your eyewear and/or contact lenses. You may use your discount card as many times as you like.
- Receive your scheduled discount off the provider’s regular retail prices (received at time of service)**
- Pay the provider directly for all materials and services
- Discount benefits are available to dependent family members
- Family members all use the same vision discount card
*Some independently contracted providers may not accept a discount on their exam. Please make sure to confirm their participation prior to obtaining services.
** Look for providers in the Provider Directory who accept discounts, as some do not; please verity their services and discounts (range from 10%-30%) prior to service as they vary.
Benefits of the Superior Vision Discount Card
|Vision examination||30% off customary fee|
|Contact lens fitting exam||No discount applies|
|Frames*||30% off retail|
|Lenses||20% off retail|
|Single vision, Bifocal, Trifocal, Progressives||30% off retail|
|Lens options and upgrades||20% off retail|
|Contact lenses||20% off retail|
|Disposable contact lenses||10% off retail|
|Lasik||Discounts vary depending on provider, but are the best possible|
*-Discounts do not apply when prohibited by manufacturer.
Frequently Asked Questions – NCRGEA Vision Discount Program
Q. Why am I receiving this Vision Discount Program card?
A. Our partnership between Superior Vision, a leading managed vision care company, and the NCRGEA gives you a vision discount program card at no charge as part of your membership in the NCRGEA. You will also have the ability to enroll in a voluntary, fully-insured vision insurance plan through Superior Vision.
Q. Why isn’t my name on the card?
A. This card is for a discount program only and there is no need to verify eligibility or benefits. It is not necessary to put your name on the card. However, when you choose the fully insured plan, you will receive a card with your name and identification number on it.
Q. How can I get another card?
A. To receive a new or replacement card, please call NCRGEA at 1-800-356-1190 and request a vision discount card.
Q. As an NCRGEA member, am I the only one who can use this Discount Program card?
A. While membership in the NCRGEA is required to receive this Discount Program card, you and any of your dependents may use this to take advantage of the discounts. It is important to show your Vision Discount Program card to ensure you receive these discounts.
Q. Can I get services from any eye care provider?
A. You must see a participating provider to receive your discounts. To locate a participating provider that honors the discount plan, visit the Superior Vision website www.superiorvision.com, click on Locate a Provider and enter your Zip Code when prompted. Then, select the network Superior National then select Locate for a list of providers and their services. If a provider honors the discount plan, “Accepts Discounts” will be listed under Services Offered. You can also call Superior Vision at
1-800-507-3800 to assist you in locating an eye care provider in your area who accepts the discount.
Q. What discount features are available?
A. You are eligible for discounts off the retail charges for a routine eye exam, eyeglass frames, a variety of lens upgrades and add-ons, and elective contact lenses. Services must be obtained from a provider.
Q. Can I use my Vision Discount Program card if I have other insurance?
A. Yes. The current Vision Discount Program Card is provided to you at no charge because you are a member of NCRGEA. The Association also offers you the opportunity to enroll in a fully insured plan with substantial benefits.
Q. Do I throw away my discount card once I get my Superior Vision Plan card?
A. No, you may keep and use the Vision Discount Program card for as long as you are a NCRGEA member; you may use the card for any extra purchases incurred after you use the full benefit of your vision insurance. There are no limitations to the number of times you may use the card, and there is no expiration date. It is very important that you take the new vision plan card with you on every visit to your eye care provider.
Q. Who do I call for an explanation of all these vision programs?
A. Superior Vision has an award-winning Customer Service team that is available by calling 1-800-507-3800.
Q. Are there any limitations on the frame selection when using the discounts?
A. Unless otherwise prohibited by the manufacturer, the frame discount may be applied as long as you seek services from a participating discount plan provider.
Q. Can discounts be applied toward the purchase of prescription sunglasses?
A. Unless otherwise prohibited by the manufacturer, the discounts for prescription sunglasses can be applied as long as you seek services from a participating discount plan provider.
Q. Should I sign up for the fully-insured vision insurance with Superior Vision?
A. Superior Vision’s vision plan provides you with insured coverage for eye exams, lenses, glasses, contact lenses, contact lens fitting exams, and so much more. Many of these benefits are covered in full after small co-pays, and have generous retail allowances for frames and contact lenses. Comprehensive eye exams are critical components for overall health, and vision insurance is your key. Remember that enrolling in the new Superior Vision plan won’t affect any other vision coverage that you might have. If you wish to make a change to your existing plan, you will need to notify the plan separately.
Q. How do I sign up for the fully-insured vision plan?
A. Open enrollment for the optional vision plan occurs every two years in the fall for coverage effective January 1 of the next calendar year.