Before applying, check the Washington network closure matrix to see which counties are open to accepting new providers.
Request an individual contract or join one of our contracted independent practice associations or medical groups. In either case, you must meet our credentialing standards and criteria.
Submit your credentialing application through OneHealthPort’s ProviderSource. If you're unable to submit through ProviderSource, use our hard-copy credentialing application. Use our provider credentialing checklist to make sure you've submitted all necessary information.
After completing your credentialing application through ProviderSource, check the application box indicating that you’re applying for participation with Premera. Important: Make sure the attestation date on your provider application is
within 150 days from when you submit your application.
You’ll receive a confirmation email from Premera that says we’ve received your request. If you don't receive a Premera-automated email response, please check and make sure you've entered the correct email address.
The top reasons for incomplete applications include:
The credentialing process typically takes 30-45 days and acceptance is based on your application information and network requirements. If your submitted application is accepted:
For all Premera plans, you can't see members until you're officially credentialed under contract. Also, your malpractice insurance must not expire before credentialing is complete.
If you need a copy of your contract, send us an email request and we’ll send it to you directly as an email attachment. Please note this email is only for requesting contract
Learn more about the digital tools and resources that you'll have access to as a credentialed Premera provider.
Premera is now using Availity as its primary secure portal. Most of Premera’s secure tools on Premera.com will no longer be available as of September 10, 2022. Sign in to Availity or
register and get training. View our Availity provider FAQ for more details.
OneHealthPort is an independent company providing online account management and single-sign on service to multiple health plans. Availity is an independent provider of health information network services that does not provide Blue Cross Blue Shield products or services. Availity is solely responsible for its products and services.
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