EyeMed Vision Care Call Center Scores Certification Hat Trick

EyeMed Vision Care’s customer call center has earned its third straight “Certified Center of Excellence” designation from BenchmarkPortal. BenchmarkPortal also ranked EyeMed’s call center in the Top 15 of the Top 100 Award for the second year in a row. EyeMed is one of the nation’s leading vision benefits companies and part of Luxottica (NYSE: LUX), a leader in vision care and eyewear.

BenchmarkPortal, the nation’s Center for Customer-Driven Quality , is internationally recognized as the premier research and education organization for customer access issues. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious honors in the customer support industry, and is awarded to call centers that rank in the top ten percent of call centers surveyed. Call centers that demonstrate superior performance in both cost- and quality-related metrics with their industry peers earn the award. The contest participants were judged on their key performance indicators - including first call resolution, cost per call, call waiting time, customer satisfaction and agent satisfaction.

The EyeMed Customer Care Center, one of the more than 20,000 call centers in the United States, achieved its distinction based on high levels of customer satisfaction, overall operational excellence, and call center agent satisfaction, according to Benchmark Portal.

"EyeMed has earned the distinction as Center of Excellence for a third year, meeting high performance standards,” said Dru Phelps, a senior consultant and certified auditor at BenchmarkPortal. “EyeMed’s best-in-class results include amazingly high agent job satisfaction ratings resulting from trusted leadership and a customer-focused vision. EyeMed employees feel appreciated, share a team spirit, and have a passion for excellence.”

EyeMed President Liz DiGiandomenico said, “Passion is one of our most treasured characteristics at EyeMed, and our Customer Care Center demonstrates this attribute every day. Achieving the ‘Center of Excellence’ honor for a third year in a row confirms our commitment to excellence for our clients, providers and members.”

The EyeMed Customer Care Center earned its Top 100 and Top 15 honors among call centers of their size.

About BenchmarkPortal

Founded in 1995, BenchmarkPortal is a global leader in the contact center industry, providing benchmarking, certification, training, industry reports and consulting. The BenchmarkPortal team of professionals has gained international recognition for its expertise and an innovative approach to best practices for the contact center industry and hosts the world's largest database of contact center metrics. BenchmarkPortal's mission is to help contact centers reach peak performance in operational effectiveness and efficiency so that the centers will realize increased levels of agent and customer loyalty while containing costs and building enterprise value. For more information on BenchmarkPortal please call 1-800-214-8929 or visit www.benchmarkportal.com.

About EyeMed Vision Care

Mason, Ohio-based EyeMed Vision Care is one of the nation’s leading vision benefits organizations with more than 33 million funded members through 9,000 employers and healthcare companies across the United States. In addition, EyeMed supports vision discount programs for some of the nation’s largest membership and managed care organizations, reaching more than 100 million additional members.

EyeMed offers quality, affordable vision care made for the way people live, work and play. EyeMed benefit plans give clients and their employees unmatched choice and convenience with access to thousands of provider locations and flexible appointment times — weekdays, evenings and weekends.

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