VSP Vision Care’s Call Centers Achieve 2013 Call Center World Class Certification

By Staff
Friday, April 18, 2014 12:18 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.— VSP Vision Care’s call centers achieved 2013 Call Center World Class Certification by Service Quality Management Group, Inc. (SQM) for the 12th consecutive year.

Superior Vision to Modify New Contact Lens Program After Sharp Feedback from Independent Optometrists

By Staff
Friday, March 21, 2014 12:24 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—In response to strong feedback over the past week from independent optometrists about a new contact lens program which Superior Vision originally planned to introduce in May, a spokesperson for the managed vision care company told VMail yesterday that Superior is “taking a step back to evaluate the components” of the program and has developed a new contact lens ordering system for its providers to order elective contact lenses for Superior Vision’s members.

VSP Opens New Optical Manufacturing Facility in Baltimore

By Staff
Friday, March 21, 2014 12:15 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.— VSP Optics Group has opened a new VSPOne Optical Technology Center in Baltimore, Md.

Alexander and Jackson Discuss Health Care Reform on March 19 ‘Power Hour’

By Staff
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Guests Larry Alexander OD and Alistair Jackson will be featured on the March 19 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly online radio talk show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Taking Steps Toward Selling Online

By Marge Axelrad
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM

VSP Vision Care Launches in Ireland

By Staff
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:21 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.— VSP Vision Care announced this week that it is launching its vision benefits and services business in Ireland.

Phoenix Area Vision Source Members Join Arizona Care Network Accountable Care Organization

By Staff
Monday, March 03, 2014 12:21 AM HOUSTON— Vision Source members in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area have joined the Arizona Care Network, a clinically integrated accountable care organization led by physicians and supported by Abrazo Health and Dignity Health Arizona.

A.C.O. Where Do I Fit In?

By John Sailer
Monday, March 03, 2014 12:09 AM It may be a new name, but it’s not a new idea. However, it has the potential to dramatically change eyecare’s role within the culture of health care.

Avesis Hires Roger Watson as Vice President of Sales for National Accounts

By Staff
Friday, February 14, 2014 12:21 AM OWINGS MILLS, Md.— Avesis, a national vision, dental and hearing care program administrator, has hired Roger Watson as vice president of sales, national accounts.

Superior Vision Reveals New Management Structure and Branding Following Merger With Block Vision

By Staff
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:27 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.— Superior Vision announced its new management structure and unveiled its new visual identity this week.

Davis Vision Launches Redesigned Website—Simplified for Users and Optimized for Mobile

By Staff
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:19 AM SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Davis Vision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Highmark’s HVHC Inc., launched a completely redesigned website today.

VSP Members’ Hearing Aids Purchases Increase via TruHearing Partnership

By Staff
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 12:18 AM WEST JORDAN, Utah—TruHearing, which provides exclusive savings on hearing aids for members of select health plans, recognized VSP Vision Care, the nation’s largest not-for-profit vision benefits company, as one of its fastest growing partnerships in 2013.

Vision Benefits Help Employers Reduce Health Costs, Maintain Productivity and Lower Turnover, Study Says

By Staff
Monday, February 03, 2014 12:21 AM RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Employers who offer their employees stand-alone vision benefits experienced $5.8 billion in cost savings over four years due to reduced health care costs, avoided productivity losses, and lower turnover rates, according to a recent study conducted by HCMS Group, a human capital risk management firm that analyzes data to help employers reduce waste in health benefits and increase human capital.

National Association of Vision Care Plans to Hold Specialty Health Summit With National Association of Specialty Health Organizations

By Staff
Friday, January 31, 2014 12:27 AM NASHVILLE, Tenn.—“Specialty Health: Creating Harmony in a Discordant Market” is the theme of the third joint summit meeting that the National Association of Vision Care Plans  (NAVCP) is holding in conjunction with the National Association of Specialty Health Organizations (NASHO).

VSP Vision Care to Relocate and Expand Flagship Lab

By Staff
Friday, January 24, 2014 12:24 AM FOLSOM, Calif.— VSP Vision Care is planning to relocate and expand VSPOne Sacramento, its flagship prescription laboratory, from its current location in Rancho Cordova, Calif. to nearby Folsom.