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Medicare-Medicaid Pre-Auth

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All attempts are made to provide the most current information on the Pre-Auth Tool. However, this does NOT guarantee payment. Payment of claims is dependent on eligibility, covered benefits, provider contracts and correct coding and billing practices. For specific details, please refer to the Medicare-Medicaid Provider Manual. If you are uncertain that prior authorization is needed, please submit a request for an accurate response.

Complex Imaging, CT, PET, MRA, MRI and high tech radiology procedures need to be authorized by NIA.

All out-of-network requests require prior authorization except emergency care, out-of-area urgent care or out-of-area dialysis.


Are Services being performed in the Emergency Department, or Urgent Care Center, or are the services for dialysis or Hospice?

Types of Services YES NO
Is the member being admitted to an inpatient facility?
Are services, other than lab, radiology, domiciliary visits or DME being rendered in the home?
Are anesthesia services being requested for pain management or dental surgery?