physician enrollment - what are the documents required?

Physicians and Ancillary Professional Providers

Physicians and individual ancillary professional providers (excludes ancillary facilities) can also electronically submit or update provider application data directly through the CAQH website at For more information on CAQH, call the CAQH Helpdesk at (888) 599-1771.

Based on the type of services performed by the provider, the appropriate documentation will need to be provided before the Agreement may become effective. While the specific information required is subject to the discretion of BCBSF and may vary depending upon provider type, the following is a list of the type of information that may be required:

Completed credentialing application
Signed attestation statement
Copy of Florida license(s)
Copy of Florida registration Education and training, if applicable
Work history for the past five years
Copy of specialty board certificate (if applicable)
Hospital admitting privileges
Current certification of insurance (face sheet with expiration date and coverage amounts)
Explanations for malpractice history and disciplinary actions
Copy of Health and Rehabilitative Services (HRS) and/or Medicare site survey
Copy of Medicare certification(s)

Copy of applicable certification(s)/accreditation(s)
Supervising physician statement (if applicable)
Copy of facility medical director’s curriculum vitae, medical license, DEA certificate
List of procedures performed and/or services rendered (if applicable)
Copy of Quality Improvement Program (if applicable)

Any such information is reviewed and attempts are made to verify certain information using available third party sources. BCBSF queries the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) or Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank (HIPDB) as part of the credentialing process.

1 comment:

providerenrollment said...

The CAQH record is a major advancement in the credentialing process. Most major insurance companies require it as part of their procedures. Filling it out for the first time can be quite daunting however and requires a good deal of record collecting in advance. the record list you've supplied is an excellent one. It saves a great deal of time and limits the frustration.

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