Managed Care Credentials Licensing Boards Quick Reference
The following is a list of sources for physicians and practitioners to reference when they need to apply or renew necessary credentials to practice medicine in New Jersey. Please make sure to comply with all requirements of the licensing board deadlines for new and renewing applications and documents. New Jersey has many professionals who require licensure so processing times vary by issuing agencies.
At each renewal period, the Managed Care office will send a reminder to the Department Administrator to collect the necessary copies of the documents required. Please make sure to sign all applicable licenses/certificates before forwarding to the Managed Care Department. These documents are requested and required for RowanSOM internal credentialing process and to activate/maintain participation with RowanSOM University Doctors FPP contracted health insurances.
Please refer to your RowanSOM UD FPP Application for a complete list of required documents. A FEW DOCUMENTS REQUIRED ARE:
- CDS Certificate issued by:
Department of Law & Public Health – Division of Consumer Affairs.
Issues the certificate necessary for prescribing controlled substances in New Jersey.
See specifically New Jersey CDS Registration Processing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
- DEA License issued by:
US Dept of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration - Office of Diversion Control.
Registration is required to write prescriptions in the United States
- ECFMG Certificate issued by:
Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.
Certification administered by ECFMG is required for all physicians who attended medical school abroad. Physicians trained in Canada or Puerto Rico do not need an ECFMG certificate.
- NJ Medical License issued by:
The State Board of Medical Examiners.
This website contains information about how to obtain a NJ Medical license and renewals.
- NPI issued by:
National Plan and Provider Enumeration System.
You may look up individual providers NPI and apply for an NPI number on-line through the web page portal above.