Contracting and Credentialing

Items are primary-source verified upon joining THC and every 3 years thereafter through the following sources:



• AOA : American Osteopathic Association

CAQH : Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare

ABMS  : American Board of Medical Specialties

AMA : American Medical Association


State licensing boards:

NPI : National Provider Identifier

OIG : Office of Inspector General

SAM : System for Award Management


 NPDB :National Practitioner Data Bank


Hospital privileges, practitioner education and work history. Physicians self-report non * data and attest to its accuracy on CAQH every 6 months.



The Joint Commission,

• Healthcare Facilities Accreditation (HFAP)

CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accreditation

• OIG : Office of Inspector General

SAM : System for Award Management

• Medicare


[Click on the links above to get more information about these organizations and their role in ensuring our providers meet certain criteria]. Changes that occur between credentialing cycles (every 3 years) may not be accurately reflected unless directly reported to THC by the provider.)