Become a Credentialed Provider

Important Notice: As of October 1, 2017, the MedStar Family Choice contract to provide Medicaid services to residents in the District of Columbia has ended. Learn more >

How to Join MedStar Family Choice

MedStar Family Choice is pleased to announce that we are now a member of the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH)Providers interested in joining the MedStar Family Choice network should complete/send the form below or contact a Provider Relations representative at 1-800-905-1722, option 5.

MedStar Family Choice New Provider/Group Interest Form

Please be sure to authorize MedStar Family Choice as a health plan member which will allow us to access your information through CAQH, and be sure to keep a current signed and dated Standard Authorization, Attestation, and Release form (wet signature) on file with CAQH.

Providers must hold a current, valid, unrestricted license to practice in all states where the Practitioner provides care to MFC members and an active fee-for-service DC Medicaid ID number. In addition, Specialists must have current, unrestricted privileges at one of the following MedStar Family Choice participating hospitals:

Providers who apply to MedStar Family Choice have the right, upon request, to review their credentialing application, correct inaccurate information and obtain the status of their application during the credentialing process. Requests can be made by calling 1-800-905-1722 or fax to 1-855-600-3077. The credentialing process will be completed within 120 days from the date MedStar Family Choice notifies the Provider of MedStar Family Choice's intent to process the application.

Providers are recredentialed at least every three (3) years.

Provider Changes

MedStar Family Choice follows DC law for processing changes to your practice. There is specific information that we require in order to process your change. Click on this hyperlink for additional details.

Information current as of: 08/30/19