You just graduated from a school of optometry and decided on your practice location. If you Vision plan on examining patients who wish to use their vision and medical insurance, you must be an ‘in-network provider’ with that insurance company. According to the US Census Bureau, over 83 percent of the US population has health insurance. This means getting credentialed with the right insurance panels for your area and billing medical insurance is a key to growing your practice revenue.
You need to start as soon as you have your license and location to practice. Your reimbursement will depend on which insurance plans you will accept. Most medical and vision insurances have their own credentialing processes and procedures. You have to plan your credentialing process. Sometimes, optometry credentialing can be a long and difficult process, leading to frustration. In this article, we shared the basics you need to take to get credentialed with medical and vision insurance plans.
Medical and Vision Plan Paneling
Apply/Receive State License
An optometry license granted by each state’s regulatory board of optometry must be obtained upon graduating from an accredited optometry school for optometrists to legally practice in the United States. Obtaining an optometry license varies from state to state in regards to fees, requirements, and application processes.
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