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Credentialing & Recredentialing

Credentialing
As of October 1, 2019, all behavioral health professionals and ancillary providers will work with Horizon BCBSNJ to complete the initial credentialing of nonparticipating behavioral health professionals and ancillary providers who are seeking to join one of our network(s).

Beacon Health Options will no longer perform these processes. Beacon Health Options will continue to manage all changes and applications submitted prior to October 1, 2019.

For more information, visit Join Our Networks.

Recredentialing
As of July 1, 2019, Horizon BCBSNJ manages the recredentialing of behavioral health practitioners and facilities for all providers who are due to be recredentialed on and after January 1, 2020.

Beacon Health Options will continue to manage the recredentialing process for practitioners and facilities due to be recredentialed prior to December 31, 2019.

Administrative Policies
For more information, please visit our Administrative Policies webpage to review the following:


New to Horizon BCBSNJ?
Access the Quick Reference Guide for Horizon Behavioral Health Providers for important information about working with us.