VSP® Individual Vision Plans give you access to the services and products you need to care for your eyes. You’ll enjoy comprehensive vision coverage and access to the personalized care you deserve all at low out-of-pocket costs. And, as a VSP plan participant, you’ll get an annual average savings of more than $200 on eye care and eyewear.1
BEST CHOICE FOR VISION COVERAGE
As a not-for-profit vision care company, VSP puts their plan participants first and is dedicated to helping you maintain excellent eye health for a lifetime of good vision. And VSP guarantees your satisfaction. If you’re not 100% satisfied with your eye care and eyewear, they’ll make it right.
BEST ACCESS TO DOCTORS
With more than 34,000 network doctors, you’re sure to find a practice close by. Your VSP network doctor will help keep you and your eyes healthy with a comprehensive eye exam that aids in early detection of health conditions.
BEST EYEWEAR CHOICES
VSP network doctors feature a wide selection of designer frames to fit your style and budget. Plus, you’ll also get an extra $20 to spend when you choose a featured frame brand.2
This plan offers you comprehensive coverage for exams and glasses (or contacts) with extra savings every year.
1Comparison based on national average for comprehensive eye exams and most commonly purchased brands. This number represents typical savings for VSP plan participants when they see a VSP network doctor.
2Extra $20 to spend is in addition to your allowance. Check your frame coverage section in My Benefits at vsp.com to see if this offer applies.
Answers about the plan, including eligibility, options, enrollment, customer service and more.
Why is eyecare important?
Who is eligible to enroll in an individual vision plan?
ASME members and their eligible dependents may enroll on an individual basis. VSP offers different plan options, including:
Spouses and domestic partners are eligible dependents. A child is an eligible dependent if he/she has not reached their 26th birthday and is dependent upon the insured for support. Children with a disability may also be eligible for continued coverage past age 26. Pricing does vary between these plan options.
How do VSP plan participants pay for an individual or family plan?
Two options are available. VSP plan participants can pay for the annual premium at the time of purchase or they can elect to pay on a monthly basis. With either option, VSP can take payments via bank draft (ACH). When purchasing an individual plan, the VSP plan participant is authorizing payment to be deducted automatically from the account provided.
Our standard plan will save plan participants hundreds on their eye care and eyewear.
Can VSP plan participants see any VSP Doctor?
VSP plan participant can see any one of our 34,000 doctors nationwide. VSP doctors are located right where they’re needed—near residential areas and offices. And, many doctors have evening and weekend hours.
How long does VSP coverage last?
VSP plan participant enroll with a contract and benefit period of one full year. After 12 months, plans will automatically renew and participants will receive a renewal notice 60 days prior to their renewal.
When can a VSP plan participant begin using their benefits?
The effective date is the first of the month following a VSP plan participants sign up date (plan participants must allow five business days for enrollments to process). Plan participants can select an option to use their benefits six days after their enrollment if they inform a VSP plan participant services representative upon enrollment.
What is the VSP plan participant's ID number?
New VSP plan participants will receive a unique participant ID number and a participant guide with instructions on how to use their benefit via email after enrollment.
Is there a website for VSP plan participants to visit to view plan details?
Yes, after a participant's VSP plan is effective, participants can register on www.vsp.com to view their personalized plan details and to find a VSP doctor.
How does the plan renew?
VSP sends reminders 60 days in advance of the auto-renewal in case the participant wishes to make any changes to their plan. The plan will then automatically renew at the end of the plan participant term on an annual basis and VSP will automatically charge for the appropriate amount.
How can a VSP plan participant access their vision coverage and eligibility information?