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Vision and Hearing Care

Anyone with a Brookhaven National Laboratory ID badge (and their family members) can obtain discounts for eye exams, eyeglasses, contact lenses, etc. through National Vision, Inc. Participants enrolled in the Aetna medical program can receive medically necessary vision care, routine eye exams, and discounts on eyewear. The Aetna medical program also provides coverage for hearing aids when prescribed during a covered hearing exam.

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Aetna Vision Coverage

For employees, retirees, and their dependents enrolled in one of the Aetna medical programs, coverage is provided for medically necessary vision care based on the terms of the program. The Aetna programs also provide coverage for one routine eye exam at no charge every 24 months if you use an in-network provider.

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Aetna Hearing Aid Coverage

The Aetna medical program provides coverage for hearing aids when prescribed during a covered hearing exam. The cost to you is based on the terms of the plan in which you are enrolled and if the provider is part of the Aetna network.