Become a Provider

Thank you for your interest in participating with Sunshine Health. We are excited that you selected our provider network as your network of choice. If you are interested in joining our network call toll free 1-866-595-8116 or to request a contract use our Contract Request Form or email us at SunshineContracting@Centene.com.

Please note that all requests for participation will be reviewed by Sunshine Health's Recruitment Committee. This committee meets monthly to carefully evaluate each request submitted. The Recruitment Committee uses several factors when making a decision. Such factors may include but are not limited to:

  • Number of Sunshine Health members in your area
  • Number of currently contracted Sunshine Health providers in your specialty in your geographic area
  • Driving distance between members contracted Sunshine Health providers
  • Sunshine Health business needs

All applicants will be notified in writing by the Contracting Department as to the decision of the committee within approximately 45 business days of receipt of your request.

As a Sunshine Health provider, you can rely on:

  • A comprehensive approach to care for your patients through disease management programs, healthy behavior incentives and 24-hour toll-free access to bi-lingual registered nurses
  • Initial and ongoing provider education through orientations, office visits, training and updates
  • A dedicated claims team to ensure prompt payment
  • Minimal referral requirements and limited prior authorizations
  • A dedicated provider relations team to keep you informed and maintain support in person, by email or by phone
  • The ability to check member eligibility, authorization and claims status online
    Healthcare collateral for your patients (e.g., information about our benefits and services) and educational displays for your office

Ambetter

For more information on becoming an Ambetter provider, please visit our Ambetter website.