EAP
 

 

Provider Credentialing
 

Credentialing Requirements

Interface EAP has minimum criteria which MUST be met in order to participate in the Interface EAP network including criteria for all providers, physicians, clinicians and facilities. State licensure is a major part of this criteria. A provider who maintains a state license in counseling/therapy modality provides Interface EAP information in several areas, including:

  • The provider has been trained/educated in an university in a recognized program;
  • The provider has taken at least the minimum number and variety of courses needed to practice effectively as a counselor;
  • The provider has regular continuing education to keep his/her counseling skills at their best and to keep their licenses current;
  • The provider is being monitored by their state licensing board

ALL PROVIDERS applying for Network privileges must:

  • Be in Private Practice and not employed by a treatment facility or competing vendor
  • Complete an application
  • Agree to follow the procedures as defined in the Interface EAP provider manual
  • Agree to utilize the forms and materials supplied by Interface EAP
  • Disclose details of items listed in the waiver statement of the application that have been marked Yes
  • Disclose history of Lawsuits:
    • Current pending suits must be settled and the provider held harmless for any wrong doing
    • Provider must disclose details of any lawsuit where they were found to be at fault
    • Any provider found to be at fault at any time during their practice for issues involving professional ethics will not be accepted

PHYSICIANS must maintain:

  • Malpractice Insurance coverage must be $ 1,000,000 per occurrence and $ 1,000,000 aggregate. Exceptions may be made in geographic regions where the Insurance Carrier has limitations. Interface EAP will require proof from the carrier.
  • Current Physician or Medical License issued by the state in which the Physician practices
  • Current Substance Control License issued by the state in which the Physician practices
  • Current Substance Control License issued by the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Certification or Eligibility by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

CLINICIANS must maintain:

  • Minimum of a Masters Degree specializing in psychology, sociology, education, etc...
  • Malpractice Insurance coverage must be $ 1,000,000 per occurrence and $ 1,000,000 aggregate. Exceptions may be made in geographic regions where the Insurance Carrier has limitations. Interface EAP will require proof from the carrier.
  • 3 years of post licensure experience
  • Current License or Certification for Counselor or Therapist issued by the state in which the Provider practices, allowing for unsupervised counseling. This License will be for, but is not limited to:
    • Social Workers
    • Professional Counselors
    • Marriage and Family Therapists
    • Psychologists
  • Training to reflect areas of expertise in the way of continuing education classes

FACILITIES must maintain

  • Malpractice Insurance coverage must be $ 1,000,000 per occurrence and $ 1,000,000 aggregate. Exceptions may be made in geographic regions where the Insurance Carrier has limitations. Interface EAP will require proof from the carrier.
  • Current License issued by the state in which the Facility practices
  • Current License issued by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations for all Inpatient Acute care Facilities
  • Current program descriptions
  • Current listing of Staff including but not limited to:
    • Medical Director
    • Physicians with admitting privileges
    • Administrative and Utilization Review staff

How to Apply to the Interface EAP Network

Providers who are currently providing treatment to a new Interface EAP participant are invited to join the Interface EAP network. Interface EAP will respond to provider requests for applications to join the network based upon geographic or specialty needs. 

Providers who are applying on behalf of an Interface EAP participant should note the case-number or participant's social security number in the letter of interest.

Therapists, Psychologists, and Psychiatrists will be requested to submit:

  • Proof of their Malpractice Insurance
  • Proof of their Licensure
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Facilities, Hospitals, and Structured Outpatient Programs will be requested to submit:

  • Proof of their Malpractice Insurance
  • Proof of their Accreditation
  • Program Information

Prospective Providers must MAIL this request with their credentials to:
Interface EAP
Attention Provider Network
Box 421879
Houston, Texas 77242-1879

Click here to download provider forms.

For more information or a customized quote please contact us at:

2424 Wilcrest Dr. | Suite 230 | Houston, TX  77042
Toll Free: (800) 324-4327 
info@ieap.com