Trusted Experience

Our purpose is to help people see everything so they can become anything they set their sights on–in their personal lives, in their communities, and in the world. In collaboration with Davis Vision and Superior Vision, we bring you one of the nation’s largest administrators of managed vision care.

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100 Years of History

1917
Davis Optical founded as an optical retailer in New York City.
1964
Davis Optical becomes Davis Vision.
1980s
Davis Vision grows client base and develops new products.
1990
Superior Vision operations begin, employer focus.
1994
Block Vision adopts govt.-sponsored plan focus.
2013
Superior Vision merges with Block Vision: govt. plan focus.
2017
Superior Vision and Davis Vision merge to become Versant Health.
2018
Strategic growth focus on Versant Health.
2021
Versant Health acquired by global insurance provider MetLife.
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“The breadth of Versant Health’s expertise, network, and solutions is creating tremendous value across the vision care space. Our team is focused on further accelerating business growth, driving stakeholder satisfaction, and advancing the company’s mission.”
Meredith Ryan-Reid
Chief Executive Officer

Quick Facts

39+ million

39+ million people1  have access to vision care through our Superior Vision and Davis Vision contracted provider network.

NCQA accreditation

We received NCQA accreditation for utilization management, which uses evidence-based guidelines to ensure members receive timely and appropriate care.2

A Nationwide Lab Network

We offer a variety of options for our clients’ members who need prescription vision correction. Commercial members utilize a network of labs through our relationship with Essilor North America, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of eyewear, while Medicaid members’ eyewear is manufactured in our ISO 9001:2015 certified lab in Newtown Square, PA.

1. Versant Health Internal Monthly Membership Report (compiled 12/2022)
2. NCQA has reviewed and accredited Versant Health’s Utilization Management functions only. For complete details on the scope of this review, visit www.ncqa.org.
3. Versant Health Internal Client Count Report for 2021
4. Versant Health Internal Number of Fortune 1000 Clients for 2021

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