Credentialing FAQs

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I practice in several different locations, do I need to participate with CareFirst at each     location?

Answer: Yes, you must participate at each practice location. Contact Dental Provider Networks and Credentialing at (443) 921-0676 for specific information regarding this requirement.

I already submitted a CAQH Universal Credentialing Datasource application, do I need to complete a Dental Provider Application also?

Answer: No, the Dental Provider Application requirements are incorporated in the CAQH Universal Credentialing Datasource application. View the next steps to authorize CareFirst to access your information on the CAQH Universal page.

How should I notify CareFirst if I move my practice, change my office telephone number or change my Tax ID Number?

Answer: Please complete the Dental Change in Provider Information Form and mail/fax it to

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Attn: Dental Provider Networks and Credentialing
Mail Stop RRS-130
10455 Mill Run Circle
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Fax: (410) 720-5080

Who do I call if I have additional questions regarding dental credentialing and participation?

Answer: Please direct calls to CareFirst Dental Provider Networks and Credentialing at (443) 921-0676.

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