Credentialing

Children’s Credentialing Services department is responsible for the following:

  • Processing of initial appointments and reappointments for physicians and allied health professionals in accordance with JCAHO and NCQA guidelines (Children's uses the Georgia Uniform Healthcare Practitioner Credentialing Application Form Practitioner Part1.doc)
  • Completion of hospital and managed care affiliation verifications
  • Maintenance of the physician continuing medical education database
  • Facilitation of delegated credentialing audits for those managed care plans that contract with Children's and TCHN

The credentialing application can be downloaded at http://www.georgiacredentialing.org/applications.shtml.

Job descriptions

Provider privileges and/or job descriptions are documented in the CACTUS database.

Questions related to a provider's privileges should be directed to:

Credentialing Services
404-785-7480 or 404-785-7485
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday

During off hours, you may contact the House Supervisor, who has access to all provider privilege/job description information.

Updates to Find a Doctor Information

The physician information in our online Find a Doctor search tool is pulled directly from CACTUS. If you need to correct or update the information in your physician profile, please use this form to let us know and we will contact your office to make all necessary updates.