Vision Plans

CSU Vision Plan- Basic

All eligible employees and their eligible dependents are automatically enrolled in the VSP Basic Plan.

  • Premiums are paid by the CSU.
  • By choosing an Advantage Network provider in the Vision Service Plan (VSP), the insurance will cover more out-of-pocket costs.
  • Group Plan Number #: 30059426
  • Please visit the VSP website for more detailed information about your coverage or contact VSP directly at 800-877-7195.

The VSP Basic plan includes:

  • One comprehensive eye exam every calendar year.
  • One pair of lenses every other calendar year (or calendar year if your prescription changes significantly) and one frame every other calendar year.
  • Contact lenses every other calendar year when contact lenses are provided in lieu of all other lens and frame benefits.
  • For more detailed information, please review your VSP Vision Benefits Summary.
     

CSU Vision Plan - Premier

All CSU active employees eligible to participate in the CSU VSP Basic Plan are eligible to enroll in the Premier Vision Plan for a small monthly employee cost share.

  • Employees must enroll in the Premier Plan within 60 days of hire or during open enrollment.
  • Eligible employees must enroll through VSP directly by calling (800) 400-4569 or by filling out the VSP Vision Care Premier Enrollment Form and faxing it to 916-463-9031. Employees can also mail the completed form to:

VSP TPA Client Services
P.O. Box 997100
Sacramento, CA 95899
 

  • Group Plan #: 30077022
  • The additional cost will be deducted directly from the employee’s pay warrant.
  • If the employee elects the Premier Plan, any dependents they wish to cover must also be enrolled into the Premier Plan coverage.
  • Employees cannot choose to enroll in both the Basic and Premier Vision Plan coverage at the same time, or split their enrollment leaving any dependents on the Basic Vision Plan. 
  • Please visit the VSP website for more detailed information about your coverage or contact VSP directly at 800-400-4569.

The VSP Premier plan includes:

  • One comprehensive eye exam every calendar year.
  • One pair of lenses/frames every calendar year with higher allowances.
  • Contact lenses every calendar year when contact lenses are provided in lieu of all other lens and frame benefits.
  • Extra Savings on Retinal Screening.
  • For more detailed information, please review your VSP Vision Benefits Summary.
     

Out of Network Providers

  • A claim form is not required when using standard in-network benefits.
  • Services provided by a non-VSP provider must be paid in full by the employee. For reimbursement, please complete a VSP Out of Network Reimbursement Form and mail it to VSP directly.