How to Join Santa Clara Senior Medical Group

Physicians interested in joining Santa Clara SMG can contact our contracting department at or call either (800) 611-9862 or (213) 389-0077 to be connected with the business development manager in your area.

Provider Information

Santa Clara Senior Medical Group (SMG) is actively recruiting new Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) and Specialist Physicians to support the growing number of members choosing Santa Clara Senior Medical Group for their healthcare needs. Santa Clara Senior Medical Group is committed to supporting independent community physicians. Our unique capitated payment model, with generous PCP capitation compensation combined with incentives for quality care, helps the physicians in our IPA successfully manage both clinical and non-clinical needs for our patients.

Fast Referrals support both patients and physician offices. Many member services are available through Direct Referrals. An Easy Online Referral Portal assists physician offices when a referral is needed for a member. Santa Clara SMG has a referral system where:

  • Over 60% of authorizations are auto approved
  • Urgent Authorizations are completed in 2 hours
  • 90% of authorizations completed in 48 hours

An Easy Claims Submission Process supports rapid claim payment. Santa Clara SMG has:

  • Electronic Claims Submission
  • A User-friendly Claims Information Portal
  • Experienced Claims Examiners

Proactive Physician Office Training and Support Programs are provided by an experienced team which includes Certified Coders and CMS Star Experts. Support Programs and Training are provided in both the Physician office and at off-site training meetings. 

Provider Portal Access

Contracted Santa Clara SMG providers can select the following links to access the Santa Clara SMG Provider Portals for Referrals and Claims. If you need assistance in accessing the portals, please contact

Claims Status Portal

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Urgent Care Centers (Call for Hours)

Visit an urgent care center when you cannot get an appointment with your doctor and you have an urgent non-life-threatening medical need.

Please note that the Urgent Care Center is not owned and operated by Santa Clara SMG and their hours/availability are subject to change. Please call the UCC directly for more information.

Please follow-up with your doctor after any Urgent Care/ER visit or hospital stay. Your doctor knows you best and will work with you to monitor and manage your conditions to keep you in the best possible health.

Lab Services

Quest Diagnostics – (All Locations)

For a service location near you:

Call (866) 697-8378 or

Visit Quest Diagnostics Website

Radiology Services

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