MBF Vision Benefits 2024

Effective January 1, 2024, the Management Benefits Fund vision administrator will change from Davis Vision to General Vision Services (GVS).

For full details, visit the OLR website.

Starting in January 2024, when you go to your vision provider, tell them you have vision coverage with MBF through GVS. When using a National Retailer, please identify yourself as a GVS/MBF member participating in the VBA network.

The table below outlines the benefit changes that will be effective January 1, 2024:

Plan Design 2023 Current Benefits2024 Enhanced Benefits 
ServiceServices rendered prior to 1/1/2024 Services rendered on or after 1/1/2024
Access to In-Network – Large National RetailersVisionworksVisionworks, Costco, LensCrafters, Target Optical, Cohen’s Fashion Optical, Sterling Optical, Pearle Vision, etc.
Collection FramePremier Collection – up to $195GVS Collection – up to $300
Non-Plan Frame Allowance$14$200* (specialty frames excluded)
Non-Plan Contacts Allowance $94$200
Medically Necessary Contacts Allowance$94$200
Split Benefit (benefit can be split between exam and materials)NoYes

Please see the below link to the GVS website where you are able to search for network vision providers as well as access the member portal to create an account to view your vision profile, claims, and Explanation of Benefits (EOB) statements.

Visit generalvision.com to search for a vision provider. Please use Vision Benefit #6054.

All claims with service dates prior to January 1, 2024 are subject to the current plan benefits and must be submitted to Davis Vision. In order to expedite processing of your claims, we encourage you and/or your provider to submit any outstanding vision claims that are not yet submitted to Davis Vision.

MBF members received a letter in the mail during the month of December detailing this change.

View Member Letter and Brochure