How to join MedStar Family Choice

If you do not have a Maryland Medicaid ID, click here to apply

Providers interested in joining the MedStar Family Choice Network should complete and send the MedStar Family Choice New Provider/Group Interest form below. You can also contact a Provider Relations Representative at 800-905-1722, option 5.

For any dental or optometry provider interested in joining the MedStar Family Choice network, please contact Avesis at 833-241-4248 for information.

Behavioral health is currently offered for Maryland Medicaid members through Optum. For more information on providing services for behavioral health to Maryland Medicaid recipients, please contact Optum at 800-888-1965.

MedStar Family Choice New Provider/Group Interest Form

MedStar Family Choice is a member of The Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH). Please be sure to authorize MedStar Family Choice as a health plan member which will allow us to access your credentialing information through CAQH. Click here to access CAQH

Providers must hold a current, valid, unrestricted license to practice in all states where the provider provides care to MFC members, and providers must also have an active Maryland Medicaid Fee-for-Service ID number. In addition, providers interested in joining our network 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 800-905-1722, option 5 or fax to 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 must be recredentialed at least every three (3) years.

If you are a vendor or ancillary provider interested in participating with MedStar Family Choice, please complete the New Ancillary Vendor Interest Form below. Our contracting department will contact you to discuss your interest in MedStar Family Choice.

MedStar Family Choice New Ancillary Vendor Interest Form

Ancillary Specialties: Home Health, SNF, DME, Infusion/Injectables, Rehabilitation, Radiology, Urgent Care, Dialysis, Laboratory, Ambulatory Surgery Center, Transportation, Cardiac Monitoring, Diabetic Prevention Program, Home Visiting Services, Hospice, Hospital, Orthotics and Prosthetics, Sleep Studies, Mobile Integrated Services.

Provider Changes

MedStar Family Choice follows Maryland 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: