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Voluntary Vision Plan

Through VSP Vision Care, Miami offers coverage for annual eye exams, glasses, contacts and discounts for prescription sunglasses and specialty lenses. You may have your eye exam with an in-network health provider, and use your VSP benefit for the purchase of glasses or contacts.

Vision Benefits Summary

VSP Contact Information

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VSP Network Providers

VSP Member ID Card

VSP does not issue member ID cards. The member's social security number and birth date are used as identifiers.

Who Can Be Covered?

You can add or remove vision coverage during the benefits open enrollment period in October for the following calendar year, or within 31 days of a qualifying event.
  • Spouses can be covered.
  • Dependent children can be covered through the end of the month when they turn age 26.

VSP Plan Summary

Eye Exam

  • $10 copayment per calendar year through VSP

If you have health coverage through Miami's Traditional PPO or HDHP plan, you are covered for one routine eye exam per year with an in-network provider, paid at 100%. Our health plan does not have coverage for glasses and contacts.


  • $25 copayment per calendar year through VSP


  • Single vision, lined bifocals, and trifocals, polycarbonate lenses for children included.
  • Lens enhancements offer an average savings of 35-40%


  • $175 allowance for a wide variety of frames
  • $225 allowance for featured frame brands every other calendar year
  • 20% off the amount over the allowance

Contact Lenses

  • $175 allowance for contacts, exams, fitting, and evaluation every calendar year.

Other Savings and Discounts

For other savings and discounts on additional pairs of glasses, sunglasses, retinal screenings, and laser vision visit

2024 Monthly Premiums

 Plan Monthly Premium
Single  $8.06/month
Family $22.18/month

Our Mission

Working alongside the various departments and units within Miami University, we strive to recruit, cultivate, acknowledge, and involve a diverse pool of talent to fulfill their goals and the overarching goals of the institution.