Join our Network

Thank you for your interest in joining the provider network of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island (Neighborhood). Request participation in the Neighborhood network as a new contracted entity in a few simple steps.


  • Are you joining as a Primary Care Provider, please click here
  • Are you joining as a Facility Provider, please click here
  • Are you joining as a Substance Use Disorder Provider, please click here
  • Are you joining as any Other Provider Type, please click here

  • If you are a Behavioral Health provider, please click here to contact Neighborhood’s behavioral health vendor, Optum
  • If you are a pharmacy, please click here to contact Neighborhood’s Pharmacy Vendor
  • If you are joining an existing group, please have your group administrator contact their Neighborhood provider relations representative for assistance.


What to Expect After you Apply

  • You will receive a confirmation of your participation request when you submit your application
  • We will quickly review your application and provide a response within five business days


What to Expect After Your Application is Approved

  • A contract document will be sent to you for signature through DocuSign
  • A web address will be provided to you to complete credentialing and payment information
  • Credentialing will begin upon the receipt of a complete application and may take up to 45 calendar days. Please refer to the Neighborhood Provider Manual for further details regarding the Credentialing process.
  • A counter-executed contract with the effective date will be provided once you are approved through credentialing
  • Provider Relations will welcome you to the network


Please note that you must be approved through the credentialing process and have a countersigned contract before you can see patients as an approved network provider.