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To help keep your life in focus, vision benefits are provided through Vision Service Plan (VSP) for employees and their qualified dependents that are enrolled in any of the medical plans listed above. The cost of vision benefits is included in the cost of the medical plan you select. Using VSP Choice Network Providers allows you to maximize your benefit offering. Save money by using in-network providers. 

  • Vision Service Plan (VSP) Benefits Summary
  • 2020 Vision Benefits
  • Members can pay the provider directly and submit a claim to VSP for reimbursement, using the following procedure:
    1. Visit the Benefits & Claims section of to begin your claim.
    2. Complete the claim form. Make sure you have a copy of your itemized receipt or statement that includes:
      • Doctor name or office name
      • Name of Patient
      • Date of Service
      • Each service received and the amount paid
    3. After completing the claim form, you may attach your receipt(s) or print and mail copies of your claim form and receipt(s) to: VSP, P.O. Box 385018, Birmingham, AL 35238-5018

**Please note that claims for reimbursement must be filed within 12 months of the date of service. Members will be reimbursed according to the out-of-network reimbursement schedule.

The University of the Pacific must report the cost of medical and dental insurance that we provide for a domestic partner. The value of this benefit is subject to Federal Income, State Income, Social Security and Medicare taxes. The University of the Pacific must deduct and withhold these taxes from your paycheck based on the market value of the coverage, called "imputed income." The market value of coverage is calculated as the difference between the actuarial value of insurance for employee only and insurance for employee and one dependent.

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