How to Become a Humana Vision Plan Provider

Follow this guide to become a Humana Vision Plan provider.

Initial steps

In order to become a Humana provider, you must first:

  1. Get your optometry license (see our guide that gives step-by-step instructions on how to get your optometry license in each state)
  2. Find a place to practice
  3. Get liability insurance
  4. Obtain your NPI number
  5. Begin the medicare enrollment process (see our 41 Step Guide to Become a Medicare Provider w/ Screenshots)
  6. Register with CAQH

See this in-depth guide for additional guidance on satisfying these core requirements. You’ll need to satisfy these requirements to become a provider with nearly every medical or vision plan.

For guidance on applying to additional plans, check out our in-depth Optometrist Credentialing Guide.

Steps to join Humana Vision Plan

1. Call the credentialing department

Call Humana’s credentialing department directly at 866-374-8805.

They will take some basic information from you and then either have a representative call you directly or email you the paperwork you need.

Be sure to have both of these ready:

  1. Tax ID Number (TIN) aka Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  2. Your CAQH number

2. Complete the paperwork

Once you get the paperwork, complete it and wait for a response. This should take no longer than a few weeks.

If you are having problems or have questions, call Humana Provider Relations at 1-800-626-2741.

FAQs about Humana Vision Plan

  • If you are an associate or independent contractor in a practice, ask the owner for the TIN and EIN.
  • If you are a solo practitioner in your own practice, you will need to apply for a TIN/EIN number. Click here to go to the IRS website.
  • Here is their website: http://www.humanavisioncare.com/
  • Humana Vision Plan Provider Relations Phone Number: 1-800-626-2741
  • Humana Vision Plan Credentialing Department Phone Number: 1-866-374-8805

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About Matt Geller

Matthew Geller
Dr. Matt Geller is a technology entrepreneur with a track record of developing successful online platforms to solve problems in the healthcare space. Matt is an optometrist in San Diego and is the founder of OptometryStudents.com, NewGradOptometry.com and the co-founder of CovalentCareers.com!

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