CAQH - Universal Credentialing DataSource

All HealthLink contracted and credentialed practitioners are required to participate in the recredentialing process. Effective 01/01/08, use of the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) Universal Credentialing DataSource (UCD) will be required for initial credentialing and recredentialing with HealthLink.

All HealthLink providers applying for initial or continuing participation will be required to complete and submit their credentialing and recredentialing applications through UCD by accessing the CAQH website

To view the online tutorial available at, select Overview on the CAQH Home Page. The overview will give you a demonstration on completing the CAQH Application. If you need further assistance please click here to locate your Network Consultant.

If you do not have a CAQH Provider ID, contact the Contracts Processing Unit at 314-925-6441

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