Credentialing for Locum Tenens Providers

How credentialing works when you partner with Jackson + Coker.

As your locum tenens credentialing partner, we focus on ensuring each provider matches your needs. Using primary sources, we verify the information provided to us during the application process and will assist your Medical Staff Office during the privileging process. Our licensing team will work with state licensing boards to assist the physician or advanced practitioner in obtaining the necessary license and registration to provide care in your facilities.

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Our internal credentials verification process is completed every three years. During verification, information is gathered using primary sources to assist the underwriting process for our professional liability insurance policy.


We partner with the provider to complete our online application


After the information provided is verified, the file is audited and sent to our risk team for review.


Once insurance is approved, the verification process is complete.


Once you and the provider agree to move forward with your assignment, our privileging team will assist with gathering the information required by the Medical Staff Office (MSO) to grant clinical privileges.


We will contact your MSO for the application and requirements.


We will assist the provider by pre-populating the application and submitting any requested documents to your MSO.


We will assist your MSO by following up on requested items.


We will work with you and the provider until privileges are granted.


In some cases, depending on the complexity of your needs, a provider already licensed in your state may not be able to provide coverage when you need it. If this happens, our licensing team can assist with both the state license and state controlled substance license, if required.


We will assist the provider by pre-populating the licensing and controlled dangerous substance registration application.


We will send the application to the state medical or nursing licensing board and track its progress.


We will assist the board by following up on requested items.


Once approved, license or registration will be granted.

Learn more about the locum tenens licensing process.

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Federal facts for you.

We are a Federal Supply Schedule Contract holder. 

Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract: 36F79723D0086, Professional and Allied Healthcare Staffing, effective March 15, 2023, through March 14, 2028.

NAICS Codes:
  • 561320: Temporary help services. 
  • 621111: Offices of physicians. 
  • 621112: Offices of physicians, mental health specialists. 
  • 621399: Offices of all other miscellaneous health practitioners. 
  • 621330: Offices of mental health practitioners.


Once you and our client agree to move forward with your assignment, our privileging team will assist you and the client in gathering information required by the healthcare facility to grant clinical privileges.


We contact the facility’s Medical Service Office (MSO) for their application and requirements.


We will assist you by pre-populating the facility’s application and sending to the MSO.


We will assist the MSO by following up on requested items.


MSO will grant privileges based on your training and experience, and you will be able to start your assignment.

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Maggie Youmans

Senior Vice President, Sales

As Senior Vice President, Maggie oversees several key specialty divisions and adjacent teams. With a demonstrated history of leading teams and developing individuals across the organization, she is dedicated to inspiring, challenging and empowering associates to achieve their personal and professional goals. 

Maggie earned degrees in marketing and management focused on consumer economics from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business. She enjoys traveling with her husband to visit different bed and breakfasts. Together, they have been able to see the beauty within their own backyard and across the country.

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Anne Anderson

Executive Vice President

"I'm passionate about the locum tenens industry - we make a real difference in the lives of both our heroic healthcare providers and the patients they treat."

Anne has been at the forefront of the evolution of locum tenens for more than 35 years. She’s a respected leader with expertise in corporate operations, risk management, credentialing, and travel services. Before joining Jackson + Coker, she served as Executive Vice President at Medical Doctor Associates, part of Cross Country Healthcare. 

An ardent industry advocate, Anne served several years on the Board of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO), including two years as president. 

Anne received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Spring Hill College. She is also a PADI open water diver and enjoys scuba diving. 

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