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Lasik Eye Surgery Discounts Now Available to NYCDCC Welfare Fund Participants

Lasik Eye Surgery Discounts Now Available to NYCDCC Welfare Fund Participants

October 10, 2017

Like most health plans, the New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund (the “Welfare Fund”) does not cover Lasik eye surgery as a benefit. However, there are discounts available as a result of being a Welfare Fund participant. These discounts are available through Empire BlueCross BlueShield (“Empire”) and General Vision Services (“GVS”). If you are interested in Lasik eye surgery and would like to learn more about these two discount plans, please see the information below.

  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield- Empire now offers Lasik eye surgery discounts through the Premier Lasik Network. By using this network, you can save up to 15% on all in-network providers, with prices as low as $695 per eye, depending on the provider selected and the extent of corrective surgery needed. To learn more, visit www.premierlasiknetwork.com/#/benefits or call (866) 767-2179.
  • General Vision Services- GVS now offers Lasik eye surgery discounts through QualSight, a leader in the Lasik marketplace. QualSight offers costs 40%-50% less than average national prices, with single eye procedures starting as low as $945. For more information, visit www.qualsight.com/-gvs or call (888) 568-0308.