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Vision Care Benefits

The Con Edison Retiree Health Plan provides vision care benefits for you and your eligible dependents

The company has arranged with participating providers in New York to supply vision care services at no cost to you. Services are provided at no cost only if you receive all services—an eye examination, lenses, and frames—from the same provider.

Vision Care Providers

Although Con Edison currently sponsors the Retiree Health Program, the information above does not alter the company’s right to change or terminate the program at any time due to changes in laws governing employee benefit plans, the requirements of the Internal Revenue Code, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, or for any other reason. The company is not obligated to contribute any fixed amount or percentage of program costs.

 

Notice of Privacy Practices

 The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal law that requires Con Edison and the health plans sponsored by the company to protect your personal health information (PHI). As a participant under one of the health plans offered by Con Edison, we are required to notify you of the privacy practices that will be followed by the company and the plans and your rights concerning your personal health information.

 

Under the law and privacy practices, we have the responsibility to protect the privacy of your personal health information by:

 

1.    limiting who may see it
2.    limiting how we may use or disclose it
3.    explaining our legal duties and privacy practices
4.    adhering to these privacy practices
5.    informing you of your legal rights

A required notice describing participant’s rights under HIPAA and how medical information about you may be disclosed