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Credentialing and enrollment

Information on the credentialing verification process for providers at UF Health.

The Credentialing and Provider Enrollment departments have the following functions within the UF Health system:

  • Assures the Medical Staff at UF Health meets its responsibilities as delineated in the policies of its hospitals, the Bylaws, Rules & Regulations of the Medical Staff, and other requirements as designated through state and federal legislation, and licensure and accreditation standards.
  • Assures credentialing verification for all credentialed providers throughout the UF Health system that meets accreditation and statutory requirements and managed care delegated credentialing agreements, as appropriate.
  • Assures enrollment of all Faculty Group Practice providers with federal and state payers.

Credentialing process

UF Health Shands Hopsitals

  • Complete a pre-application form and returning it to the Medical Staff Office. After review for eligibility, an application will be mailed.
  • Submission of the completed application.

UF Health St Johns

  • Medical Staff Services sends the electronic application.
  • Submission of the completed application.

Verification of the application and its content could take up to 90 days. Processing time is heavily dependent on the accuracy and completeness of the application. All requests for application must be processed through the Credentials Committee, Medical Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees and/or their designees.

Joining the University of Florida faculty

The College of Medicine handles its own recruiting and employment.

Credentialing verification

Medical staff bylaws

Contact credentialing

UF Health Shands Hospital

UF Health Shands Medical Staff Administration
PO Box 100371
Gainesville, FL 32610-0371
Telephone: (352) 265-0301
Fax: (352) 265-0627

UF Health St Johns

UF Health Flagler Medical Staff Services
400 Health Park Blvd.
St. Augustine, FL 32086
Telephone: (904) 819-4497
Fax: (904) 819-4961

UF Health Flagler Provider Enrollment
400 Health Park Blvd.
St. Augustine, FL 32086
Telephone: (904) 819-4525
Fax: (904) 819-4906