Dearborn National® Introduces Dearborn National Vision Care, Powered by EyeMed®

To offer easy to use vision benefits, an extensive network and award-winning service

CHICAGO, IL – April 12, 2017 – Dearborn National Life Insurance Company has aligned with EyeMed Vision Care®, the nation’s fastest growing vision benefits company, to offer a new vision care product called Dearborn National Vision Care.

“Our relationship with EyeMed allows us to offer easy to use vision benefits, an extensive network and award-winning service,” said Greg Benesh, President and CEO of Dearborn National. “Dearborn National Vision Care adds to our growing product portfolio and ensures that we have a full suite of insurance solutions that make our customers’ lives easier and help them have healthier vision care habits.”

Dearborn National Vision Care includes:

  • Access to the nation’s largest vision network, with more than 79,000 independent providers and national retailers, including LensCrafters®, Pearle Vision®, Target Optical, Sears Optical, and JCPenney Optical
  • A member portal with access to benefit details, claims and provider locations
  • Competitive discounts
  • Savings on frames, including designer frames, premium lenses and coatings, as well as contact lenses
  • Award-winning customer service

Making a Difference

“This new relationship is important because we know that vision care benefits help make a real difference in the lives of millions of people every day,” said Lukas Ruecker, President of EyeMed Vision Care. “It’s our privilege to be the experts behind this vision product for Dearborn National and challenge the status quo for clients and members by being easy to use and delivering America’s largest vision network, the freedom to choose popular frames and experience significant savings.”

a full suite of insurance solutions that make our customers’ lives easier


About Dearborn National®
Dearborn National provides financial comfort and support to people during the most difficult times of their lives. Founded in 1969, our portfolio of insurance solutions has evolved as a result of listening and responding to our customers. Today, that portfolio includes Life, Disability, Vision, Accident and Critical Illness. We serve millions of people nationwide. We are also a subsidiary of Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the largest non-investor owned health care insurer in the United States and the fourth largest overall. HCSC operates as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL); Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT); Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM); 701 E. 22nd St., Lombard, IL 60148 Fax: 312.540.4706 Products and services marketed under the Dearborn National® brand and the star logo are underwritten and/or provided by Dearborn National® Life Insurance Company (Downers Grove, IL) in all states (excluding New York), the District of Columbia, the United States Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
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About EyeMed
With nearly 47 million members, EyeMed Vision Care is America’s fastest-growing vision benefits company. Driven to become the nation’s first choice for vision benefits, EyeMed is focused on providing the innovative vision benefit solutions members appreciate most so they can see life to the fullest. The company focuses on choice, and 97% of EyeMed members are satisfied with their benefits. Due largely to a diverse network of independent ODs and retail providers, including LensCrafters, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical and JC Penney, 98% of EyeMed members use their benefits in network. In addition, 99% of clients agree the company is easy to work with. EyeMed is the North American Gold Sponsor of OneSight, one of the world’s leading nonprofits dedicated to eradicating the vision crisis. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, visit or LinkedIn to learn more.