How to Join MVP’s Provider Network
All Providers must complete the credentialing or registration process to participate in the MVP Health Care network. Be sure to review our service area maps (below) to view the regions we serve, and to determine if you are within our footprint.
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To Start the Credentialing or Registration Process
- Complete or update your CAQH online application. For assistance, contact the CAQH Help Desk at 1-888-599-1771 or by email.
- Review the MVP Provider Participation Guide. It contains complete information and instructions on initiating participation with us.
- Complete the Provider Application Request. It should be completed by any Provider requesting to participate with us. To properly use the Provider Application Request Form, please right-click the link and select “Save link as”. Then the form can be populated in Acrobat Reader. Do not complete the form in your browser.
- Practitioners providing services via telehealth should also complete the Virtual Practice and Provider Attestation Form.
All practitioners are required to meet the minimum criteria for their specialty. For detailed criteria, please email us.
New practice offices/locations for physicians or nurse practitioners (NY) providing primary care services (PCPs) and OB/GYNs are required to undergo a practice site inspection, including a review of medical record-keeping practices.
These products will be administered according to their respective MVP Certificates/Contracts of Coverage. For a complete listing of all Plan Type information, refer to the MVP Provider Policies and select MVP Plan Type Information.
MVP National Networks
Practitioners outside of the area may provide medical services to MVP Members via the Cigna national network. Providers outside of our service area interested in joining the Cigna network may learn how to join the Cigna Network.
Behavioral Health providers outside of the area may provide services to MVP Members via the First Health / MagnaCare national networks. Learn how to join the MagnaCare network.
Below you will find additional information related to the credentialing and registration process as well as guidance from NYS.