In other words, a dental patient will know that a visit to the dentist will cost a certain dollar amount - such as a $10 co-pay - instead of going into the visit knowing that the co-pay will some percentage of the total cost of the visit.
Contact lenses are also covered by the vision plan, but members must pay the co-pay.
There is usually a co-pay, which means you pay a set fee each time you have a scheduled doctor's visit.
Many providers offer different payment plans and options of co-pay versus out of pocket expense.
All of the plans have a $20 co-pay for Primary Care Physician office visits, and a $45 co-pay for Specialist office visits.