You have the right to be treated with consideration, dignity, respect and to have VSP doctors:
Your responsibility is to remember to practice healthy living habits, follow preventive health and eyecare guidelines, and:
You have the right to appeal if:
VSP normally has 30 days to process your appeal. In some cases, you have a right to a faster, 24-hour appeal. You can get a fast appeal if your health or ability to function could be seriously harmed by waiting 30 days for a standard appeal. If you ask for a fast appeal, VSP will decide if you get a 24-hour/fast appeal. If not, your appeal will be processed in 30 days. If any doctor asks VSP to give you a fast appeal, or supports your request for a fast appeal, it must be given to you.
If you want to file an appeal which will be processed within 30 days, do the following:
File the request in writing with VSP at the following address:
Vision Service Plan
Attn: Appeals Department
P.O. Box 2350
Rancho Cordova, CA 95741
Even though you may file your requests with VSP, VSP may transfer your request to the appropriate agency for processing. Your appeal request will be processed within 30 days from the date your request is received.
If you want to file a fast appeal, which will be processed within 24 hours, do the following
Help with your appeal:
If you decide to appeal and want help with your appeal, you may have your doctor, a friend, lawyer, or someone else help you. There are several groups that can help you. If you are covered by Medicare, you may contact the Medicare Rights Center toll free at 888-HMO-9050. You may also contact the National Aging Information Center at (202) 619-7501 to request the phone number of your local Area Agency on Aging or health Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (HICAP).
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