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Sandhills Physicians, Inc., is a physician
organization based in Fayetteville, N.C., The mission of Sandhills
Physicians, Inc. is to ensure the provision of the highest quality
of care using a physician-directed, locally managed, integrated
health care delivery system to patients in Cumberland County and
the surrounding area.

  • Maintain patient focused care with local physician ownership
    and decision making.
  • Develop Quality Improvement and Utilization Management programs
    and information sharing to achieve “clinical integration”
    among practices
  • Monitor and share performance information to identify patient
    care needs, reduce practice variations and improve patient outcomes
  • Use data and peer review to improve performance to achieve clinical
    integration amongst practices
  • Financially reward providers who demonstrate quality care and
    provide feedback to providers who could improve their performance.

Interested in Joining

Currently, Sandhills Physicians is a closed panel
IPA. New physicians of an existing practice within the Sandhills Physicians
network are eligible for membership and may be stockholders. Contact
Sandhills Physicians IPA prior to a new physician’s arrival
as all new providers must be credentialed before seeing patients of
Sandhills Physicians IPA. Providers will not be paid for services
until they are credentialed. While all applications are considered,
it is up to the Sandhills Physicians IPA to make final determination
about stockholder/membership and participation in the network. Once
a Primary Care Physician stockholder meets $4,000 in continuous contributions,
they are vested. Specialists are vested when they meet $5,000 in continuous
contributions. A five hundred dollar application fee is taken off
the cost of stock and balance is due prior to being a member of the

Credentialing Information & Application

Stockholder Secure Website

Sandhills Physicians IPA stockholder members have access
to a secure website which offers information, resources, tools,
and an interactive physicians and staff forum. The website was developed to help
improve staff efficiencies, enhance the understanding of insurance
coverage and billing, and provide increased knowledge of SPI services.
Follow the link below to access the secure website.

(NOTE: Password Required)