AlwaysCare is part of the Unum Insurance Group. The following steps outline how to become a credentialed provider for patients with AlwaysCare vision plans.
Step 1: Complete the introductory requirements
In order to become an AlwaysCare provider, you must:
- 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.
Step 2: Complete the Plan Specific Requirements
- Visit AlwaysCare website
- Click “Contact Us” at the bottom or email: ProviderRelations@AlwaysCareBenefits.com to find out more plan information
- They will get back to you with information to register as a provider.
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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.