Join our Network

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


  • To add a new provider to a practice/group that is currently contracted with Neighborhood, click here.  

If you require a new contract with Neighborhood, please see below:

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.