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Human Resources Benefits Unit

Vision for Employees

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Get the best in eye care and eyewear with COUNTY OF SONOMA and VSP® Vision Care. At VSP, we invest in the things you value most—the best care at the lowest out-of-pocket costs. Because we’re the only national not-for-profit vision care company, you can trust that we’ll always put your wellness first.

You’ll like what you see with VSP…

Value and Savings. You’ll enjoy more value and the lowest out-ofpocket costs.

High Quality Vision Care. You’ll get the best care from a VSP provider, including a WellVision Exam®—the most comprehensive exam
designed to detect eye and health conditions. Plus, when you see a VSP provider, your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Choice of Providers. The decision is yours to make—choose a VSP provider or any out-of-network provider.

Great Eyewear. It’s easy to find the perfect frame at a price that fits your budget.

VSP Vision Care Offering an Extra $40 on Calvin Klein and Cole Haan Frames

Limited Time Promotion. Exciting savings from November 1 through March 31, 2017, eligible employees get an Extra $40 to spend on Calvin Klein and Cole Haan frames.

No extra paperwork, no hassle, just fabulous frames. The extra $40 is automatically added to the current frame allowance by their VSP® doctor when they select an eligible frame brand.

Read more.

Group Number and Customer Service

Vision Service Plan (VSP) Group #: 1243-7001-0025

To learn more about Vision Service Plan, visit VSP or call (800) 877-7195

2016-2017 Vision Premiums

Vision Premiums are paid in full by the County for full-time employees. Premiums are prorated for eligible part-time employees. Vision coverage cannot be waived by eligible full-time employees.

Bargaining Units: All Units 

Employee Contribution County Contribution Semi-Monthly Premium Rates

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Vision Service Plan (VSP) Benefit Highlights

Bargaining Units: All Units 

Plan Information Vision Group #1243-7001-0025
Eye Exams Covered in full every 12 months-following the date of your last eye exam
Prescription Glasses

Lenses: Covered in full every 12 months-following date of last lenses

Frames: $125 allowance plus 20% of any out-of-pocket costs, provided every 24 months (following the date of your last frames)


Eye Exam: Two, fully covered comprehensive eye exams that test for eye health and vision problems that can begin during childhood, like nearsightedness, and amblyopia (lazy eye), and strabismus (cross-eye)


  • Frames and lenses fully covered up to your current retail allowance, including child-friendly, impact-resistance polycarbonante lenses
  • Additional lenses fully covered when needed
  • Up to 20% savings on amount above the retail allowance
  • Savings on additional pairs of prescription glasses
 Repair and Replace Lenses and frames needing repair or replacement if damaged or broken (frames covered up to frame allowance)
 Contact Lens Care in Lieu of Frames and Lenses$105 allowance for contacts and related exam every 12 months (following date of last contact lens exam and contacts)

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Combined Evidence of Coverage and Disclosure Form (EOC)

Helpful Documents

Life Stages: The Importance of an Eye Exam by Age

WellVision Exam - VSP plans provide quality and value with a covered-in-full comprehensive eye exam.

Gaining on Glaucoma: Detection and Treatment

Laser VisionCare Program

TruHearing - Hearing aid discount program for VSP members.

Exclusive Member Extras - Special offers from VSP and leading industry brands.

Eyeconic - See why Eyeconic is the most seamless way to buy eyeware online.

Contact Information

Benefits Unit

Human Resources Department

Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
575 Administration Drive
Room 116 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.465237, -122.725363

Employee Fire Assistance

Information and Resources

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Labor Negotiations

Labor Agreements & Salary Resolution
Find negotiation updates, MOUs and salary resolution information, and bargaining unit contacts.

Long Term Disability

Long Term Disability Benefit Program
County of Sonoma currently provides two (2) separate insured Long Term Disability Benefit (LTD) plans.


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