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The CSU Vision Plan - Group Plan Number #12292796

Vision Service Plan (VSP) provides the administration of vision benefits and claims on behalf of the employer-paid California State University (CSU) Vision Plan.

Under VSP , the frequency of benefits is based on a calendar year perspective. For example, if an employee has an eye exam in February 2008, he/she will be eligible for another eye exam on January 1, 2009, or thereafter.

Who Is VSP?
Founded in 1955, VSP is dedicated solely to providing eyecare wellness benefits through an exclusive network of independent eye doctors. These independent eye doctors are an important component of VSP’s focus on eye health, diseases and conditions, and are grouped in the VSP Select Network, which has approximately 17,000 providers.

The CSU Vision Plan Benefits
Under VSP, the following vision benefits are available to eligible CSU employees:

  • In-network frame allowance - $95.00;
  • Out-of-network frame allowance - $60.00;
  • In-network contact lens allowance - $120.00;
  • Polycarbonate lenses are covered for dependent children in-network up to age 23, instead of age 12; and
  • Discounts of approximately 15% for laser correction surgery are available

VSP Online Access
Employees can complete an online member registration enrollment to create a user identification (ID) and password, for the purpose of viewing his/her vision benefits at For instructions on how to complete the member registration enrollment, view the "VSP Member Registration "Slide Show."

Please contact your campus Benefits Representative if you have questions regarding the CSU Vision Plan.