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    Confused VSP Non-IDC lab

    Just got off the phone with VSP (2 separate calls with 2 different reps) I asked them if I was to choose the Non-IDC lab invoice option for billing purposes only, could I use my own private lab and just pay the private lab bill. They stated yes and they would not charge any lab chargebacks, as we would not be using a VSP contracted lab.

    On certain jobs like SV poly, or orders without AR, it makes most sense to order through VSP contracted lab. But with Progressives (O), trivex with AR, it's costing a lot in chargebacks.

    Has anyone tried this with success? TIA!
    Holly

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    If you do this more than once in a while prepare for audits of your lens invoices.

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    I also read on optiboard that the lenses must be VSP approved to even qualify for non-idc, but the VSP rep mentioned nothing about it. I do not want to open a can of audit to save a few bucks. Thank you for your input!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollybabette View Post
    I also read on optiboard that the lenses must be VSP approved to even qualify for non-idc, but the VSP rep mentioned nothing about it. I do not want to open a can of audit to save a few bucks. Thank you for your input!
    No problem! Plus almost all lenses are VSP approved these days for the most part. I definitely do it once and a while. Like maybe 3-4 times a year.

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    If you have an in-house finishing lab, you are allowed to process SV but according to the VSP guidelines you must order the finished lenses from VSP.

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    VSP Signature, Access Indemnity & Advantage plans are easier to Non IDC.
    Erik Zuniga, ABOC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by King of the Lab View Post
    VSP Signature, Access Indemnity & Advantage plans are easier to Non IDC.
    Yeah I think on advantage and indemnity I always NonIDC, I think VSP even told me to.

    Signature I don't play around with much, if I surfaced maybe, otherwise I just use their IOF program

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    Hello, I am on the IOF program now. I just recently purchase a pretty new surfacing lab and would like to surface progressives in house. can I use the NonIDC lab option to do this?
    Thank you.

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