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Once you complete your request, we will evaluate the current need to service our membership in your Area.
If we don’t intend to pursue a contract, we will notify you via email, please check your SPAM folder.
If we intend to pursue a contract, a local network manager will reach out to you to begin the contracting process, if required.
This contract is an electronic document that needs to be signed by you using the AdobeSign Process. Please sign and return the contract thru AdobeSign.
If you do not see the email, please check your SPAM folder for this document.
Once Network receives your signed contract, they’ll request that the credentialing process gets started.
We use CAQH to obtain your credentialing application for most states.
If you’re located in Washington, if you’re a physician located in Arkansas or if you’re joining the
Allina Health | Aetna joint venture network in Minnesota, we use different vendors to obtain your credentialing data.
When using CAQH, ProviderSource/Medversant or any other Credentialing vendor, remember that you must designate Aetna as an authorized health plan to access your credentialing application.
Credentialing can take approximately 45 days to complete.
Once you have been approved in the credentialing process, Aetna will countersign and return your final contract via email through AdobeSign.
Aetna systems will be updated to reflect your participation effective date and Aetna members will be able to see your information in the directory. You are now ready to submit claims.
Additionally, you will receive a welcome email with resources to help you in your journey.
Thank You for your interest in participating in our Networks!
Ready to request participation in the Aetna network? It only takes a few steps. Just watch this quick video* to learn about our application, contracting and credentialing process.
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*This video is intended to be a generic, high-level view of the onboarding journey with Aetna. It closely matches the journey for an individual medical provider. While there are differences with the onboarding journey for other types of providers, this video serves as a guideline.
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