Vision Care Benefit

Vision Care Benefit

Effective April 1, 2017, the program provides for coverage of 100% of eligible expenses for the following:

Expense Individual Limits
Eye exams One eye exam every 24 consecutive months
lenses, frames when prescribed by a licensed optometrist or opthamologist, excluding safety glasses, sunglasses, or glasses for cosmetic purposes overall maximum eligible expense of $200 per participant in any 24 consecutive months 
twelve consecutive months for participants under age 18. 
contact lenses - required due to disease or surgery - where sight can be improved to a level of 20/40 but not to the same level by eyeglass lenses $200 maximum eligible expense per participant in any 24 consecutive months

Note that participants are eligible for reimbursement for both glasses and contact lenses - if contact lenses are required for the reasons stated.


Contact us

Human Resources
(902) 496-8116
Mailing address:
Saint Mary's University
McNally South 111
923 Robie Street
Halifax NS B3H 3C3