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

The State of California and VSP provide you with a choice of affordable vision plans.
Choose the eye care essentials with the Basic Plan, or upgrade to the Premier Plan to give your eyes extra love.

Already retired? Your next opportunity to enroll is during the next Open Enrollment period, unless you are within 60 days of your retirement date.

Preparing to retire? Complete the CalHR 695 form and submit to your personnel office within 60 days from your retirement date.

To enroll in a vision plan option, retirees have up to 60 days from your retirement date or End of COBRA date.

Please note: If you do not elect to enroll in COBRA or one of the State Retiree vision plans within 60 days of retirement, your next opportunity to enroll will be the next Open Enrollment period.

Questions? Contact VSP Customer Care at 800.400.4569


You deserve access to personalized eye care and to experience your life in focus.
As a member, you'll experience:

Value and Savings

VSP members get an extra $20 to spend on featured frame brands*.

Choice of Providers

Staying in-network has never been easier! The Premier Program now includes both private practice doctors and Visionworks retail locations nationwide.

Great Eyewear

Access stylish frames and lens upgrades for your entire family.
Prefer to shop online and stay in-network? Visit Eyeconic.

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 VSP Premier Coverage
Eye Exam $185.00 $10.00
Prescription Glasses Copay $0.00 $10.00
Retail Frame** $250.00 $0.00
Bifocal Lenses $151.00 $0.00
Standard Progressive Lenses $102.00 $0.00
Impact-Resistant Lenses $66.00 $15.00
Light-Reactive Lenses $126.00 $0.00
Retiree-Only Annual Premium $0.00 $186.60

Your Savings with VSP



**Out-of-pocket costs based on a $250 frame price.

Comparison based on national averages for comprehensive eye exams and most commonly purchased brands. NOTE: Dollar amounts in the savings chart are estimates and don't reflect additional discounts from current VSP offers.

Please contact VSP member services at 800.400.4569.

*Extra $20 available only to VSP members with applicable plan benefits. Frame brands and promotions are subject to change.