Join Our Provider Network
We are dedicated to providing high-quality, cost-effective, outcomes-oriented care to our members. You are our ally in achieving that goal, and we are grateful for your participation.
In support of our commitment to high-quality health care for our members, we have formal, structured credentialing and contracting processes in place for new providers. To apply to join our network, please compete a letter of interest and the completed Prospective Provider Form, and fax to or email to addresses below:
CHRISTUS Health Plan
You can also call 1-844-282-3100 with questions or suggestions. Upon receiving your letter and completed form, you must complete the following steps to be eligible and meet the following criteria to provide care to our members:
- Have privileges at a participating hospital as applicable to your specialty type
- Hold a current and valid state medical license to practice, free of sanctions, board orders, probation, restrictions and/or limitations, verified by the state licensing agency and disclose any history of loss of license or felony convictions
- Be board certified or have fulfilled the requirement needed to meet the time limits for certification from the specialty board of the provider’s area of practice
- Facility or ancillary provider, must be CMS certified, be accredited JACHO or other nationally recognized and accepted regulatory agency.
- Nationally recognized quality measures such as HEDIS, STARs and Leapfrog data may be used to evaluate provider’s application.
- Eligible to treat Medicare and/or Medicaid patients and not be under investigation or suspension from participation in a federal or state health care program
- Ability to meet access and availability standards and network adequacy needs
- Submit the credentialing application correctly and completely.
- Be fully credentialed.
- Sign, date and return all contract documents.
We will send new providers a Participating Provider Agreement. Providers joining an existing group must complete the applicable contract documents to be added to the existing contract. Completing the credentialing process does not constitute participation in the health plan.