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 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