Join The Mental Health Network

Companion Benefit Alternatives, Inc (CBA) handles credentialing for mental health practitioners for the CBA and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina networks. CBA is a separate company that administers behavioral health benefits on behalf of BlueCross.

Here is a checklist of the tasks you must complete for credentialing:

  1. Read, complete, sign and return the CBA Practitioner Credentialing Application.
  2. Read, sign and return the CBA Professional Agreement.
    (Please email CBA.ProvRep@companiongroup.com to request this document.)
  3. Sign and return each Hold Harmless Agreement (HMO)
    (Appendix C of the CBA Professional Agreement).
  4. Enclose a copy of the S.C. State License(s).
  5. Enclose a copy of the DEA License (if applicable).
  6. Enclose a copy of the protocol (Nurse Practitioners only).
  7. Enclose proof of current malpractice coverage.

Please return the completed application to:

 

  • Companion Benefit Alternatives, Inc.
    ATTN: Network Coordinator AX315
    P.O. Box 100185
    Columbia, SC 29202
  • Fax: 803-714-6456