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Taking care of your eyes is easy with
State of California and VSP® Vision Care.

The State of California offers you a choice of two great vision plans. The Basic Vision Plan will be provided at no extra cost to you, or you can upgrade to the Premier Vision Plan for a small monthly premium. To upgrade to the Premier Vision Plan, you may enroll through your department's personnel office within 60 days of your new hire/newly eligible status or during open enrollment.

Note: When you upgrade to the Premier Vision Plan, you must also enroll any dependents you wish to be covered, or they will lose their vision coverage. 


With VSP, taking care of your vision and overall eye health is easy.
As a member, you can:

Save More Money

Get access to more than $3,000 in savings with Exclusive Member Extras from VSP and industry-leading brands.*

Maximize Your Benefits

With thousands of in-network doctors, it’s easy to find a VSP provider near you. Get more when you visit a VSP Premier EdgeTM location, including private practice doctors and Visionworks®!**

Find Great Eyewear

Get the best value and choices in eyewear with brand names you know and love at your VSP network doctor. Prefer to shop online? Shop in-network and integrate your benefits on Eyeconic®—the official VSP online retailer.** 

Get Your Member ID Card

Though an ID card is not required to receive services from VSP providers, you can print a copy for your records from your VSP member account.

Save with VSP Coverage

Column 1 lists type of coverage, column 2 lists cost of coverage without VSP, column 3 lists cost of coverage with VSP
  Without VSP Coverage With the VSP Premier Plan
Eye Exam $203.00 $10.00
Frame $200.00 $10.00
Bifocal lenses $167.00 Included with Frame
Standard Progressive Lenses $95.00 $0.00
Impact-resistant Lenses $63.00 $15.00
Light-reactive Lenses $133.00 $0.00
Employee-only Annual Premium N/A $101.52

Your Estimated Annual Savings With VSP



Out-of-pocket costs are based on a $200 frame price.

Based on state and national averages for eye exams and most commonly purchased brands. This chart represents average savings for VSP members at independent in-network providers. Your actual savings will depend on the eyewear you choose, the plan available to you, the eye doctor you visit, your copays, your premium, and whether it is deducted from your paycheck pre-tax.

Please contact VSP Member Services at 800.400.4569.

*Log in to your VSP member account to check your benefits for eligibility and to confirm in-network locations based on your plan type. Frame brands and promotions are subject to change.
**Visionworks retail locations are available to Premier Plan members only. Eyeconic is available to all Premier Plan members but may not be available to Basic Plan members.