To become a new participating provider/facility with Sanford Health Plan two steps must be completed:
NOTE: If you are currently contracted/participating with Sanford Health Plan and are just adding a new practitioner, please only complete the Practitioner Credentialing Application found below.
Otherwise, please complete the online Provider Contract Request Form for new participating providers only . This form is automatically submitted to Provider Contracting once you have completed.
Once this form is received, a Provider Contracting Specialist will reach out to you and provide you with more information about our products and services, the process you will need to complete to join our network, or answer any other questions you may have. We will send you the appropriate participation agreement, provider payment methodology, credentialing forms, and W-9 form.
For any additional provider contracting questions please contact one of the following Provider Contracts Specialists:
MN, IA and NE Providers:
SD Providers and additional states:
Sanford Health Plan Provider Contracting toll-free (855) 263-3544
Once you return the completed contracting paperwork, we will begin our credentialing process following NCQA standard guidelines. The provider credentialing applications listed below are for our initial credentialing process.
* Our Sanford Central Verification Office participates with the Minnesota Credentialing Collaborative, which allows credentialing applications to be submitted electronically through the site located at mncred.org.
All Sanford Health Plan participating practitioners and facilities must be recredentialed at least once every 36 months. Sanford Health Plan will send you a recredentialing application via secure email six months prior to your recredentialing date. Return the recredentialing application to Sanford Credentialing Services.
Sanford Health Plan maintains policies for our credentialing and recredentialing process. For access to our policies, simply click on the appropriate link below.