Most major insurance carriers take 90-120 days to complete the credentialing process. Smaller regional or local plans may take even longer.
How long does it take to enroll with Medicare?
The Medicare enrollment process usually take Medicare typically completes enrollment applications in 60 – 90 days but can vary from state to state. Medicare will set the effective date as the date they originally receive the application.
Can Health Wise Credentialing Solutions make the credentialing process quicker?
No, credentialing companies cannot make the process go faster. However, by managing the process in an efficient manner and avoiding pitfalls that inexperienced individuals may make, Health Wise Credentialing Solutions can prevent possible delays.
Do I need a service location to begin credentialing?
Yes. Before beginning the credentialing and contracting process for a new medical clinic, you must have a place of service. You cannot use a home address as your clinic address in the interim. You must provide a physical address where you will see patients.