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Contractor? Freelancer? Solopreneur?


Being self-employed is a huge part of today’s economy. But how can you thrive in this golden age of independent workers? We’ve got the answers. Download our whitepaper Solopreneurship and Thriving in the Gig Economy.

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“It feels really good to take care of me”

Self-employment often means that you are responsible for your own healthcare needs. Discover how Carmen, a successful entrepreneur, got coverage and saved on vision costs in the video below.

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New to the gig economy?

New to the Gig Economy? The good news is you’re not alone! In 2019, approximately 36% of U.S. workers were involved in the gig economy, just like you. See where you fit in the gig economy below.

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How does vision
insurance work?

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First, pick the vision plan and payment option that best fits your needs. Then, visit a VSP network doctor to receive an eye exam. If needed, your doctor can help you pick out glasses. You pay a copay along with any options outside of your plan coverage, and the doctor will take care of the rest.

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Can I buy vision coverage on my own?

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Even if you don’t have access to vision coverage through work, you can still get vision benefits with a VSP Individual Vision Plan.

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Who is VSP?

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VSP was founded in 1955 and is the largest and only not-for-profit vision care company in the U.S. VSP Individual Vision Plans were created as a division of VSP for people to maintain access to vision care when they don’t have coverage through an employer-sponsored plan.

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