Vision Benefits

UPMC for Life Dual (HMO SNP) members can receive routine vision coverage and an allowance for contact lenses and eyewear, including lenses and frames. Make sure you see a provider who participates in the vision provider network.

What is the routine vision allowance amount?

  • $0 for one routine vision exam every year
  • $250 allowance every year for contact lenses and eyewear, including lenses and frames (excludes eyeglasses or contact lenses after cataract surgery)

To find a participating vision provider click here. Select Medicare Special Needs Plans (all plans) in the Select Type of Routine Vision Coverage drop-down menu.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call 1-866-405-8762 (TTY: 711) for more information.

UPMC for Life has a contract with Medicare to provide HMO, HMO SNP, and PPO plans. The HMO SNP plan has a contract with the PA State Medical Assistance program. Enrollment in UPMC for Life depends on contract renewal. UPMC for Life is a product of and operated by UPMC Health Plan Inc., UPMC Health Network Inc., UPMC Health Benefits Inc., and UPMC for You Inc.


We are available to take your call:
Toll-free: 1-866-405-8762
TTY: 711
seven days a week 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.*

*Our hours of operation change twice a year.

Oct. 1 – Mar. 31:
seven days a week 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Apr. 1 – Sept. 30:
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m


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Last Updated: 10/01/2018
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