Welcome to EyeQ! Your source for EyeMed information and news

Hello and welcome to EyeMed EyeQ, We know you have a choice when it comes to vision benefits, and we appreciate you continuing to choose EyeMed. We’ve created this site as a resource for you to stay connected to the unique events and innovations related to your vision benefit. Within it you’ll find a growing list of articles regarding: Trend insights Educational materials Products and benefits Sharable content for your employees Tutorials on working with EyeMed This content is specifically curated to share interesting content on vision, make your work…

Your year-end vision benefits checklist

Finish the year strong and get a head start on 2019 by checking off these items on your to-do list: Send your clean membership file to EyeMed by December 20, 2018 if you have a January 1 benefit start-date. Ensure the correct members of your benefits team have access to the EyeMed Group Portal. Review your invoices on the EyeMed Group Portal to ensure you’re up-to-date on payments. Still going through enrollment? Check out our self-serve open enrollment resources – including wellness videos and customizable communications. Contact your EyeMed account…

Quick tips for managing your EyeMed® invoices

You have a lot on your to-do list – we get it. That’s why we make administration of your vision benefits easy with a self-serve way to manage your company’s invoice via the EyeMed Group Portal . The portal gives you quick, 24/7 online access to your safely stored invoices from the last 13 months. GETTING STARTED You should already receive an email alert when your invoices are available – typically during the first week of every month. Simply follow the link in the email to log in to the…

Getting the most for their money: What your employees need to know at the end of the year

Share the savings with employees Before 2018 is history, encourage your employees to make a little extra time for themselves and use those vision benefits. Download and share this resource to help your employees save on their purchase. The end of the year can mean a flurry of holiday shopping, family get-togethers and a notable uptick in an already busy pace of life. With so much going on around the holidays, it can feel challenging to squeeze in one more activity. But consider: your employees have been paying for benefits…

Top 5 Reasons why texting is a friend to any benefits program

For employee benefit communicators who haven’t yet incorporated text messaging into your health benefits communication efforts, there are some very good reasons to do so. 1. Helping employees monitor health and improve outcomes Especially when it comes to health information, people are looking for easily consumable information delivered when they want, ideally through a mobile device(1). This modern communication option should matter to employers because text and messaging alerts have been shown to be important, effective tools in health monitoring(2). These messages can even help change health behaviors among hard-to-reach…

Meet LevEye: See why digital tools are a must to encourage enrollment.

The decision to enroll in vision benefits, or any health insurance plan for that matter, can be an intimidating experience for employees. They likely have several offerings to choose from, and while it’s an important decision, reading through insurance speak materials and looking at boring plan comparison chats isn’t making it easy for employees to decide to enroll. Benefit companies should be making it easier for employers and employees. One way employers can simplify and boost benefit enrollment is by offering the kind of innovative electronic tools employees favor. With…

eSignature: Renewing has never been easier

When you’re trying to communicate important information quickly, easily and accurately, there’s a better way. It’s called EyeMed eSignature. It’s our radically simple and fast way of completing paperwork with brokers and clients. Since rolling this out in 2015, we’ve seen an increase in completed paperwork and a decrease in keying errors. It’s so effective that we’ve made it a requirement for renewing groups with less than 5,000 eligible employees. Here’s how eSignature works: Our customized templates are distributed and filled out electronically. Users must complete the required fields and…

Top 3 insights to understand your vision benefit

As we finally leave winter and the flurry of open enrollment activity behind, it’s time to get into the full swing of the year. We’ve put our heads together and come up with the top 3 things you should know to make your vision plan blossom (see what we did there?). 1. Let the eye exam shine About 75% of people in the United States have some form of vision correction,1 yet ask them what stereopsis is and they may think it’s the sound system at an IMAX movie. Stereopsis…

Don’t be fooled by these vision benefit myths

Of the estimated 61 million U.S. adults at high risk for vision loss, only half visited an eye doctor in the past 12 months1. That’s not something to mess with, so this April we’re going to dispel a few vision benefit myths. After all, vision benefits have changed, and outdated beliefs could be standing in the way of employees seeing better, living healthier lives and taking the best possible care of their dependents. Myth: What works for medical and dental networks also works for vision. Truth: That’s not the case…

See better, hear better with EyeMed and Amplifon

Hearing loss is more common than you might think. It affects 1 in 9 Americans1 and can come on so gradually you may not even notice it. But the good news is 95% of hearing loss can be easily treated with hearing aids.1 That’s why we give members access to affordable hearing care discounts through Amplifon, the nation’s largest independent hearing discount network. The EyeMed exclusive hearing care discount through Amplifon provides: 40% off hearing exams at thousands of convenient locations nationwide Discounted, set pricing on thousands of hearing aids,…