Effective April 1, 2013, UnitedHealthcare will implement an important change
in the advanced notification review process for the administration of
certain specialty medications covered under the medical benefit.
*This list is subject to change as new immune globulin medications, CPT-Code
and/or J-Codes are released.
Advanced notification process
Obtaining prior authorization is mandatory for dates of service beginning April 1, 2013. To obtain prior authorization:
Complete information about prior authorization for specialty
medications is available in the 2013 Administrative Guide under Specialty
Drug Prior Authorization Process (Commercial).
If you do not contract directly with UnitedHealthcare, and participate in our network through an arrangement in which we "Lease" a network from some other entity, some of the information provided in this communication may not be applicable to you and/or impact you differently. If you have questions regarding any of the information or need to better understand its impact on you, please contact your local Network Account Representative, Physician Advocate or Hospital & Facility Advocate. If you are not sure who your contact is, please visit UnitedHealthcareOnline.com > Contact Us > Network Contacts.
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