Individually Contracted Clinicians
CAQH Participation is required in the majority of the states to join our network. If your state requires it, you will be required to enter your CAQH ID # on the credentialing application. To participate in CAQH, please contact: www.CAQH.org
Improve the Speed of Processing - Tips for Applying to the Network
We recently conducted an audit of credentialing application issues. Here's an at-a-glance view of the most common issues that will slow down or lead to the cancellation of the credentialing of your application to join our network.
|CAQH||The information on CAQH must match the information you provide on the Optum NPRF form.|
|Providing all the correct and completed documents is required.|
Slow response time to requested information.
|Missing documents are sent out via DocuSign. Sign and return as quickly as possible.|
After clicking the Continue button you will be prompted to register or login to Provider Express. Once you are logged in to Provider Express, please use the Join Our Network feature in the menu to proceed to the credentialing application.
For help with this process: Registering a Provider Access and Starting the Online Optum Credentialing Application
Individual providers – Login to Provider Express and use the Check Initial Credentialing Status under the My Network Status feature in the menu