Computer Vision Care (CVC) formerly VDT

Computer Vision Care (CVC) Program Replaces the VDT Plan

Effective 1-1-2014, the CVC Plan will replace the VDT Plan.  If you are eligible to receive benefits through the VDT Plan, you are eligible to receive benefits through the CVC Plan.  More details are included in the Open Enrollment Guide.  See Page 13 of the 2014 Open Enrollment Guide for further information.


Qualifications for Program
Employees must meet the following qualifications to participate in the CVC program.
  • Permanent full-time or a permanent part-time employee of Contra Costa County;
  • Employee's job requires use of a Video Display Terminal for at least two (2) hours per day as certified by the employee's supervisor; and
  • Employee must be a represented member of an
See Memorandums of Understanding (MOU)
See Management Resolution

CVC Benefits
Annual (every 12 months) benefits include the following:

CVC vision exam

Single, bifocal or trifocal lenses

Select frames or materials covered under the plan allowance:
    Optional:  you may select frames or materials above the plan allowance; however, the employee is responsible for the price difference.
    Other extra charges:  blended lenses, oversized lenses, progressive multifocal lenses, edge, color and anti-reflective coatings, and solid and gradient plastic dyes.

Up to two (2) total hours of County paid time for exam and to obtain glasses.

How to Apply

Service Provider
Benefits are provided through Vision Service Plan (VSP)

Contact        Vision Service Plan (VSP)
Telephone:    (800) 877-7195
Website:       www.vsp.com
Members of vision service plans are entitled to receive annual notification of their vision service plans' grievance processes.  As a result, the attached notice contains information regarding VSP's grievance system, including the methods by which VSP members can communicate their comments to VSP.

Please read the information on grievance processes.