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2021 Benefits & Rates: BCBS FEP Vision

FEP BlueVision is now Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP VisionSM, and it offers plenty of healthy vision benefits to federal employees and retirees in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Program (FEDVIP).

Do you have the right vision coverage for you and your family? BCBS FEP Vision offers great value and peace of mind to over a million federal employees, retirees and their families. BCBS FEP Vision is also available to retired uniformed service members, their eligible family members and eligible dependents of active duty service members.

Open Season for federal health insurance runs Monday, November 9 through midnight Eastern time Monday, December 14, 2020. Now is a great time to learn about BCBS FEP Vision.

Here’s what’s new for 2021:

Frame frequency
  • We are increasing the frame frequency for Standard Option members to one pair every 12 months. Previously, it was one pair every 24 months.
Frame allowance
  • Standard Option members will have a frame allowance of $140. Previously, it was $130.
  • High Option members will have a $200 frame allowance for all providers. Previously, the frame allowance was $150 at all providers and an additional $50 allowance at Visionworks.
Lens copayment
  • We are adding a $10 lens copay for Standard Option members.

Please note, this is a summary of features of Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP VisionSM in 2021. This is not an official statement of benefits.

2021 BCBS FEP Vision Bi-Weekly Premiums
Self Self+1 Family
Standard Option $3.50 $6.99 $10.49
High Option $5.49 $10.97 $16.46


2021 BCBS FEP Vision Monthly Premiums
Self Self+1 Family
Standard Option $7.58 $15.15 $22.73
High Option $11.90 $23.77 $35.66

Get more information
To see the full list of benefit updates, download the 2021 BCBS FEP Vision Brochure. If you have any questions or to learn more about 2021 BCBS FEP Vision benefits, please click here or call 1-888-550-BLUE (2583).


This is a summary of the many features and benefits of BCBS FEP Vision℠. For a complete description, please view the benefit brochure.

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Published on: October 14, 2020