Providers are the heart of Sharp

Here you’ll find the tools and support you need to be there for your patients when they need it most.

With our providers, patients and health plans working together, we can ensure the best possible outcome every time. For eligibility, referrals, claims, credentialing, contracting, assistance with Sharp Connect or any other provider-related matter, email us at or call 1-858-499-8330. Our fax number is 1-858-303-9049.

Coronavirus & COVID-19 resources for providers

Stay up-to-date on Sharp Health Plan-related information related to coronavirus and COVID-19.

News and alerts

We serve up the latest Sharp Health Plan news for you so that you can better serve your patients.


Claims information

Here you can check the status of a claim and find the information and forms you need to make filing and settling claims easy for your patients.


Utilization management

Here are the guides, manuals and resources you need to request prior authorization, make a referral and access Sharp’s medical policies.


Are you looking for our medical and pharmacy policies and procedures? They're located on our provider portal.

Prior authorization

Check our prior authorization guidelines for covered procedures, services and medications before you perform a service or prescribe.


Prescriptions and medications

Search the covered drug and specialty drug lists, download prior authorization request forms, and find pharmacy benefit resources, all in one place.


Behavioral health services

Learn how to help members get access to the services they need for diagnosis and treatment of behavioral health conditions.


We’re here to help

With our providers, patients and health plan working together, we can ensure the best possible outcome every time. For eligibility, referrals, claims, credentialing, contracting, assistance with Sharp Connect or any other provider-related matter, please email us at or call 1-858-499-8330.

Contact us

Meet our provider relations team

Neville Tarapore

Neville Tarapore, MPH

Provider Account Specialist

Neville joined Sharp Health Plan in September of 2020. In his previous role, he worked at a large medical group in Riverside county, where he gained hands-on experience working with providers in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. He is looking forward to working with all the provider partners at Sharp Health Plan in his role as a Provider Account Specialist.

Crystal Bui

Crystal Bui, MHA

Provider Account Specialist

Crystal joined Sharp Health Plan in April of 2021. In her past role, she worked closely with various hospital systems throughout San Diego. She is excited to bring her experience to the team and to our provider partners here at Sharp Health Plan. Crystal looks forward to serving you in her role as a Provider Account Specialist.

Manuals and guides

Here are some useful manuals and guides to help you better manage your Sharp Health Plan patients.


Commercial provider forms

Browse, download, and print enrollment forms, authorization request, appeal requests, and other useful documents.


Medicare provider forms

You can find Medicare forms and authorizations on the Sharp Direct Advantage website.


Timely access to care

Get helpful reminders about how to comply with the timely access laws, which outline maximum wait times for phone calls and appointment requests.


Language assistance program

Quality care depends on clear communication between you and your patients. Get the right support so that no questions are left unanswered.


Quality improvement

Find the programs in place to help keep your patients safe and the resources available that support quality care.


Clinical resources

Use our library of clinical resources to save time, diagnose and treat members even more effectively, and make the member experience the best it can be.


Become a contracted provider

We wouldn't be here without the passion and skill of providers just like you. Enrollment starts here, and we'd love to partner with you.

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Important information on the shingles vaccine

National demand for the shingles vaccine, Shingrix, is greater than the current supply. Learn how you can help your patients through the Shingrix shortage.


"We are thrilled with the support that we receive at all levels. All of the points of contact are professional, committed and passionate about providing high-quality service."

- Sherri R., Director of Benefits & HR Information Systems, Palomar Health