Optical

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Extra Option - Optical

This option allows you to reclaim 50% of the costs of 1 pair of prescribed spectacles or 1 set of contact lenses per year, up to a limit of €300.

(Reimbursement is for contact lenses and spectacle lenses only, it does not cover spectacle frames). The prescription must come from a Sanitas Ophthalmologist.

The cost is €5.50 per person, per month and children under the age of six are entitled to the cover free. You can add this option at any time. Also available on its own for €7.50 per person per month.

Important information

Annual limits

An annual limit applies to how much you can claim and/or the number of times you can claim for extras. At the beginning of each year, your benefit limits are renewed allowing you to claim benefits again. Annual limits are calculated per person, per calendar year. The maxium amount that can be claimed in any year is €300.

Qualification periods

Before you can start claiming, you must be in your chosen cover for a set period of time. Members can only claim benefits after they have served the relevant waiting period. There is a qualification period of 6 months before you may make a claim under this option.

Percentage back

When making a claim under the Optical option, you will be reimbursed 50% of the costs. Reimbursements are paid directly to the bank account of your choice.

Get a quote and include this option with your chosen plan.

FAQ

Optical Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for the optical option?

Anyone under the age of 75. Once the cover is in place there is no upper age limit to remain insured with this option.

If my policy is going to be for 2 adults and two children can we choose which insured person has the optical option?

If you decide to purchase the optical option then you have the choice to add it individually or all together. If the latter is true then the cost is 2 euros per person cheaper (€5.50 instead of €7.50).

Do any of your health insurance plans include the optical option for free?

No.

Can I add this option to my policy later?

Yes - you can add this option at any time.

Are there any qualification periods for the optical option?

Yes. You can only use this part of your policy once you have been in it for 3 months.

Are there any discounts If I decide to include the optical option with my health insurance plan?

No.

Are pre-existing conditions / medical history taken into consideration if I purchase the optical option?

No.

How do I add the optical option to my application?

You can add any extra option to your overall quote when you complete our online application form.

How do I request reimbursement for optical material purchases?

Just login to your misanitas online account fill in a few details, upload the receipt and prescription then monitor the status of your claim.

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