How to Become a FEDVIP Provider

Apr 10, 2020
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FEDVIP (Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Plan) covers Federal employees, U.S. Postal Service workers and retired uniformed service members and their families.

Vision insurance is covered by one of four national plans: Aetna Vision Preferred, VSP, FEP BlueVision and UnitedHealthcare Vision.

Step 1: Complete the introductory requirements

In order to become a FEDVIP provider, you must:

  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.

See associated articles on how to become a provider for the individual plans used by FEDVIP:


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About Kevin Cornwell, OD

Dr. Kevin Cornwell graduated from The New England College of Optometry in 2015. He went on to complete a residency in ocular and systemic disease with Indian Health Services in Zuni, New Mexico. He now works with MACT Health Board, …

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