CaliforniaChoice Voluntary Vision Plan Comparison: EyeMed and VSP®

December 4, 2020by Alex Strautman

CaliforniaChoice gives you and your employees the freedom to choose from eight different health plans in a single program – plus options for Dental, Vision, Chiropractic & Acupuncture, and Life & AD&D.

To evaluate what option fits your needs, we’re shedding light on the advantages offered by each plan in our plan comparison series. This comparison provides details into the Voluntary Vision programs offered by EyeMed and VSP.

Here’s a snapshot of the two programs:

Voluntary Vision from EyeMed
(Provided by Ameritas)
Voluntary Vision from VSP
(Provided by Ameritas)
All CaliforniaChoice members and their eligible dependents may enroll in one of the Voluntary Vision plans if the employer elects this coverage.
Comprehensive Benefits: Members access quality vision care and prescription eyewear through a vast network of doctors. Out-of-network coverage is also available. Comprehensive Services: VSP offers members access to the nation’s largest network of eye care professionals. Out-of-network coverage is also available.
Low Fee Exams: In-network benefits offer a low copay of just $10 for an eye exam.
Easy to Use: To find a nearby provider, visit, click on “Members” and then “Find an Eye Doctor.” VSP Network: To find a VSP doctor or premier retail chain location close to you, visit, and click on “Find a Doctor.”

There’s also a no-cost Vision benefit available to all CaliforniaChoice members through the Member Value Suite. It includes up to 40% savings on frames and bifocals, 15% savings on non-disposable contact lenses, and exam discounts at participating Doctors of Optometry.

For additional information about CaliforniaChoice, its Member Value Suite, and available Voluntary Vision programs, talk with your employee benefits agent or health insurance broker. If you don’t already have one, we can help you find one here.

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