Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

Adding Highmark dental and vision insurance to your medical coverage can mean healthier and more productive employees. And big savings, too.

When you choose Highmark’s Blue Edge dental and vision plans, your employees receive coverage that is:

  • Proven, based on best practices and industry research
  • Balanced, making sure you have the right amount of coverage without overspending
  • Broad, with access to quality dental and vision providers where your employees live and work
  • Convenient, with streamlined access to your bills and claims

Dental Insurance Plans

Employees rank dental insurance as the 2nd most important benefit following medical coverage.1 Proper dental care is essential: Employed adults lose more than 164 million hours of work each year related to oral health problems. And more than 70% of American adults will have gum disease at some point in their lives.2

Offering dental coverage will benefit you and your employees. Highmark's customizable dental plans include benefits such as:

  • Access, to more than 96,000 dentists in more than 260,000 locations nationwide with United Concordia's provider network
  • Customizable, plan options to meet your company's needs
  • Coverage for diagnostic, preventive, basic, major, and orthodontic needs
  • Smile for Health wellness program for pregnant women and members with chronic conditions

Vision Insurance Plans

Vision problems result in $8 billion a year lost to sick days, and uncorrected vision can lower job performance by 20%. In fact, 90% of computer and mobile device users experience visual impairment issues.3 Providing vision plans to your employees ensures that they stay healthy and productive. Highmark's customizable vision plans include benefits such as:

 

  • Access to ophthalmologists, optometrists, and retail professionals in over 50,000 locations
  • Customer Service dedicated solely to vision care
  • Coverage for scratch-resistant eyeglass coating and discounts on LASIK surgery, plus 1 year breakage warranties on all eyeflasses produced at Davis Vision labs
  • Savings of $7 for every $1 spent on vision coverage (through improved productivity and reduced absenteeism, turnover, and health care costs)4

Is your coverage complete?

Help attract the talent you want and keep them healthy, all while controlling your costs. Check out Highmark’s other integrated benefit options.

 

1 Employee Benefit News, "Poor dental coverage takes a bite out of profits" May 2015.

2 CDC, The Power of Prevention: Chronic Disease ...the Public Health Challenge of the 21st Century.

3 American Optopmetric Association, Archives of Ophthalmology, All About Vision.

4 Vision Council of America.

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