MHBP offers vision benefits with year round enrollment.
Federal and postal employees and retirees, and active military and retirees are all welcome to join.

Expand your health coverage when you add our affordable vision plan option.* This plan offers great vision benefits, national coverage and affordable rates. You don’t have to enroll in an MHBP medical plan to participate in this vision plan.** And you don’t have to wait for open enrollment to join, you can enroll year round

The MHBP Federal Employee Vision Insurance Plan gives you so much for so little a month. For just $8.60 for Self Only and $16.00 for Family coverage you get:

  • Eye exams & lenses every 12 months for just a $10 copayment each
  • Up to $120 for frames (every 24 months) or contact lenses (every 12 months)
  • Discounted rates for laser vision correction
  • Access to more than 46,000 VSP Choice Network provider locations nationwide
  • No ID card necessary and no claim forms required
  • Out-of-network benefits too

To enroll, call toll-free 1-800-254-0227 (TDD: 1-800-481-9871) Monday through Friday from 8 AM–6 PM ET.

Coverage at a Glance: Eye Care Wellness

Regular exams are essential for protecting your visual wellness

Eye Care Wellness Frequency (Based On Calendar Year) Copayment Coverage From a VSP Doctor
Exam 12 months $10 Covered in full

Coverage at a Glance: Prescription Eyewear

You may choose between glasses or contact lenses.

Prescription Eyewear Frequency (Based On Calendar Year) Copayment Coverage From a VSP Doctor
Lenses 12 months $10 (applied to lenses & frame) Single vision, lined bifocal and lined trifocal lenses covered in full
Frame 24 months Frames of your choice covered up to $120
Contact Lenses 12 months None $120 allowance

*MHBP Vision Plan is available to U.S. residents only. Vision coverage provided by First Health Life & Health Insurance Company, Cambridge Life Insurance Company or Vision Service Plan, Inc. These benefits are neither offered nor guaranteed under contract with the FEHBP or FEDVIP, but are available to federal employees, retirees, and select members of the military and their covered family members as a voluntary offering. You cannot file a FEHBP disputed claim about them.

** You do not have to be enrolled in a MHBP medical plan to enroll in the MHBP Dental and Vision Plans. A single annual $42 associate member fee makes all MHBP plans available to you.

How to Enroll

To enroll, call toll-free 1-800-254-0227 or 1-800-481-9871 (for a TDD for the hearing impaired) Monday through Friday from 8 AM–6 PM ET.