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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 Provider Information and Credentialing at 410-872-3500 or 877-226-9593 for specific information regarding this requirement.

I already submitted a CAQH application, do I need to complete a Maryland Uniform Credentialing Form or District of Columbia Uniform Credentialing Form also?

Answer: No, once you submit your information through CAQH ProView® you have satisfied the credentialing requirements for both the Maryland and District of Columbia Uniform Credentialing forms.

Who do I notify if I move my practice or make any change to my office contact information, such as telephone or fax number?

Answer: Please log into CAQH ProView® as soon as possible to make any changes. This information will then be shared with CareFirst.

Just go online and following these steps:

  1. Go online to CAQH at least every 120 days
  2. Log in
  3. At the home page, select Attest
  4. Review and update your data as needed
  5. Upload any applicable supporting documents
  6. Click on Attest
How often do I need to update my information?

Answer: After providers complete their CAQH ProView application, CAQH will notify them every four months or 120 days to re-attest that all information is still correct and complete. If during that four-month period, any practice information changes you should update your information. To do this:

  1. Go online to CAQH at least every 120 days
  2. Log in
  3. At the home page, select Attest
  4. Review and update your data as needed
  5. Upload any applicable supporting documents
  6. Click on Attest
Who do I call if I have additional questions regarding credentialing and participation?

Answer: Call CareFirst Provider Information and Credentialing at 410-872-3500 or 877-269-9593.

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