UECP offers superior vision and insurance plans


Membership in UECP goes far beyond maximum discounts from UECP's preferred vendor program and special opportunities you can't get anywhere else. UECP also offers its members customized

continuing education seminars on practice management and clinical training from industry experts such as: Mark Wright, OD and John McGreal, Jr., OD, UECP also offers free tools for profitability benchmarking and troubleshooting,

"and Consumer Reports-style" evaluations on equipment, practice management systems and other exclusive member services.


UECP opened the door to medical eye care for optometry. Today, because of UECP, optometrists in Illinois are able to medically treat patients and are reimbursed on most commercial plans that is commensurate with their education, experience and skills for those they medically treat. UECP continues to advocate on behalf of it members of the important role optometry plays in primary eye care.


UECP offers a discounted vision care plan to both individuals and businesses in the communities where UECP members practice. The program includes: reduced flat rate vision exams, discounts on frames, lenses, contacts and specialty services; free, no obligation consultation for refractive surgery and a discount on LASIK. These discounts can be in addition to any vision insurance that is already provided by employers to their employees.

The primary goal of UECP's discount plan is to make UECP's services available to more individuals in our community, while providing the best care possible at a special rate for selected organizations.


UECP works with the Human Resources Department of the participating employer to implement UECP's Discount Vision Plan. UECP provides the employer with all materials needed to educate their employees including educational seminars and follow-up programs, as well as providing employers with a membership cards that entitles their employees to reduced prices for procedures offered by UECP. There are no premiums or enrollment fees due from the employees or the employer.

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UECP has a very competitive group health insurance program for its members.

By offering health insurance to your employees you will improve your ability to attract and retain qualified staff. However, health insurance is a huge challenge because it is very expensive and

may be prohibitive to offer. You may be one of those practices that has experienced that your health insurance premiums were reasonable the first year, but jumped significantly when it came up for renewal the following year.

UECP's group health insurance program is exclusive. So whether you have a single practice or five practices, you will be able to offer more to your employees.

Under UECP's group health insurance plan, each practice will have the ability to offer multiple plans and designs to its employees, such a: PPOs, HMOs and health savings accounts (HSAs).

To get started, ask your current employees about their interest in health insurance and benefit features, including the importance of drug plans, deductibles, copayments and choice of physician. Don't forget about dental and life insurance, they too are available and affordable.


UECP's team can help you double your sales. We'll share the program with you, provide you with the training and tools necessary to grow your practice and provide your patients with the best in eye care.