FAQ - Medical Staff Administration

Q. How long will it take to process my application:
A. Most applications are processed within 90 days. The more complete the application, the easier it is to identify what primary source verifications are needed.

Q. Why does the credentialing process take so long?
A: The Joint Commission, Managed Care, and other accrediting bodies require primary source verification of all your activities since medical school. We are dependent upon responses to our queries regarding training, experience, affiliation, professional reference, and any malpractice information, etc. It is imperative your application be filled out in detail with regard to dates (month and year), addresses, and contact information.

Q. Can I request privileges in more than one department?
A. Yes. Both privilege delineation forms need to be filled out and submitted for consideration along with all required documents. 

Q. Where can I apply for my DEA certificate and California License?
A. See "Resources-Medical Staff Administration" tab on the right.