Human Resources - Vision Benefits

VISION COVERAGE

 

VISION SERVICE PLAN (VSP)PDF document 

VSP Insurance premiums will be paid 100% by the District for the period January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2018, for eligible employees and dependents.     

  • WellVision Exam
    Your plan provides for an eye exam every 12 months*. Your eye exam includes the necessary tests to evaluate and monitor visual wellness. If you wear contact lenses, a separate contact lens exam (fitting and evaluation) is necessary. Refer to “Contact Lenses” below for coverage detail.
  • Prescription Eyewear
    You may choose between glasses or contacts. When contact lenses are chosen, you will be eligible for a frame 24 months from the date contact lenses were obtained. Before selecting your eyewear, ask your doctor what is covered by your VSP plan.
  • Lenses
    Every 12 months*
  • Frames
    Every 24 months*
  • Contact Lenses (instead of glasses)
    Every 12 months*.  The plan allowance is applied to both the contact lens exam (fitting and evaluation) and the contact lenses. The contact lens exam is a separate exam for ensuring proper fit of your contacts and evaluating your vision with the contacts.

Additional Coverage

  • Diabetic Eyecare Plus Program

Extra Savings

  • Additional Prescription Glasses and Sunglasses
    Your plan provides a 30% savings on additional glasses and sunglasses, including lens enhancements, from the same VSP doctor on the same day as your WellVision Exam.  Or get 20% from any VSP doctor within 12 months of your last WellVision Exam. 
  • Retinal Screening
    No more than a $39 copay on routine retinal screening as an enhancement to a WellVision Exam.
  • Laser Vision Correction
    Average 15% off the regular price or 5% off the promotional price; discounts only available from contracted facilities. 

* Based on last date of service.

For detailed information please refer to your benefits booklet or contact the Office of Human Resource Services (562) 860-2451 Ext. 2284