Follow this guide to become a Humana Vision Plan provider.
In order to become a Humana provider, you must first:
- Get your optometry license (see our guide that gives step-by-step instructions on how to get your optometry license in each state)
- Find a place to practice
- Get liability insurance
- Obtain your NPI number
- Begin the medicare enrollment process (see our 41 Step Guide to Become a Medicare Provider w/ Screenshots)
- 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:
- Tax ID Number (TIN) aka Employer Identification Number (EIN)
- 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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Step-by-step credentialing guides
The credentialing process for different insurance plans varies quite a bit. Some plans are relatively simple and others require much more work. The below guides walk you through the process for the most common vision and medical insurance plans.
- 41 Step Guide to Become a Medicare Provider w/ Screenshots
- How Optometrists join Medicare as an Independent Contractor 1099
- The Complete Medicare Resource List
- How to Become an AlwaysCare Provider
- How to Become a Blue Shield of California Provider
- How to Become a Davis Vision Provider
- How to Become an EyeBenefits Provider
- How to Become an Eyemed Provider
- How to Become an EyeQuest Provider
- How to Become a Humana Vision Provider
- How to Become a Humana Medical Provider
- How to Become a Spectera Provider
- How to Become a United Health Care Provider
- How to Become a Vision Plan of America Provider
- How to Become a Vision Benefits of America Provider
- How to Become a VSP Provider