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Seattle Housing Authority offers two vision options through Vision Service Plan:

Basic Plan

Fully paid by SHA.

Vision Buy-Up Plan

Paid by the employee. The Buy-Up plan provides more frequent coverage of lenses, frames and contact lenses, and includes coverage of progressive lenses.


To check if your doctor belongs to VSP in-network, go to the website: Vision Service Plan.

Plan documents:

VSP Envision Newsletter

Provide the following:

  • The provider's bill, including a detailed list of the services you received
  • The covered member's VSP member identification number (the last four digits of the employee's SSN)
  • The covered member's name, phone number and address
  • The name of the organization (City of Seattle) that provides (City of Seattle) your VSP coverage
  • Your name, date of birth, phone number and address
  • Your relationship to the covered VSP member (such as "self", "spouse", "child", etc.)

Claims must be filed with VSP within six months of seeing the provider. Please keep a copy of the information for your records and send the originals to:

Vision Service Plan
Attention: Claims
P.O. Box 385018
Birmingham, AL 35238-5018
TDD 1.800.428.4833