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Provider Section

Medical Advisory Council

CSHS supports a Medical Advisory Council comprised of up to ten physicians that meets annually in May of each year. The council advises CSHS staff about medical eligibility, covered services, and provider credentialing requirements.

2013 - 2014 Medical Advisory Council Members
Physician Membership Term Ends
Thomas D. Carver, DO Pediatrician Minot 6-30-2014
Heidi Goldstein, MD Physiatrist Fargo 6-30-2014
Sue K. Wink, MD Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeon Bismarck 6-30-2015
Ellen Feldman, MD Child Psychiatrist Grand Forks 6-30-2015
Jacqueline Quisno, MD Family Practice Bismarck 6-30-2014
Alan G. Kenien, MD Pediatric Endocrinologist Fargo 6-30-2014
Blake Feil, DDS Orthodontist Bismarck 6-30-2015
Lea Floberg, NP Nurse Practitioner Dickinson 6-30-2014
Myra Quanrud, MD Pediatrician Jamestown 6-30-2015
John Martsolf, MD Geneticist Grand Forks 6-30-2014
Patricio Fernandez, MD Pediatric Cardiologist Bismarck 6-30-2015
Continuous Representation
Julie Schwab Director, Medical Services
Terry Dwelle, M.D. State Health Officer
Rotational representation from leadership team Community Health Section
Courtney Koebele ND Medical Association
Gary Betting, M.D. Medical Consultant, Medical Services
Joanne Luger, DDS Dental Consultant, Medical Services
Rotational representative from council membership Family Advisory Council Designee
Joan Connell, MD Medical Director, Children's Special Health Services

Medical Advisory Council Minutes


Provider Enrollment

In order to have health care visits paid for by CSHS, North Dakota providers must be approved as participating specialists. To start the enrollment process, providers are encouraged to submit a letter of intent to CSHS. Additional documentation may vary by type of provider, but generally the following is submitted for review by the CSHS Medical Director:

CSHS uses the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) for claims processing. Before payments can be approved by CSHS, providers must complete a Medicaid Program Provider Agreement.

A complete listing of ND Specialists who are authorized to provide services under CSHS is available.

For more information, please contact Children's Special Health Services at:

Children's Special Health Services
North Dakota Department of Health
600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 301
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
Phone: 701.328.2436
Toll Free: 800.755.2714
TTY: 800.366.6888
Fax: 701.328.1645