Wearing, Sharing and Health Benefits on VisionMonday.com


Jim Schneider, Eyes of Faith
founder and CEO.

NEW YORK—Eyes of Faith Optical, which has been donating a portion of its gross sales to faith-based charities since the eyewear company’s founding in 2008, has recently developed a broader “Wear & Share” Program. The company’s growing partnership with Sight Ministries is making the new program a reality by donating a complete pair of prescription glasses or sunglasses to someone in need with every Eyes of Faith purchase. Learn how these frame donations can be a life-changing experience in the latest edition of New & Noteworthy.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released an Essential Health Benefits Bulletin and related fact sheet, outlining proposed policies intended to give states greater flexibility to implement the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). In this week’s installment of HR Corner, find out about an approach that would allow individual states to choose one of several health insurance plans to set the “benchmark” for items and services included in the essential health benefits package.