** IMPORTANT NOTE **

Effective April 1st, 2021
Evicore is no longer receiving requests for cardiology or radiology services. These requests now need to be submitted to NIA, National Imaging Associates, Inc. Requests can be submitted to NIA via the NIA website or by phone at 800-424-5388

Effective January 1, 2021
There will be changes to the authorization submission process for Michigan MeridianComplete (Medicare-Medicaid Plan [MMP] . Please log into the Provider Portal to check authorization requirements, or submit a request. Requests may be submitted via fax to: 844-930-4390 (Inpatient / Post-Acute) or 844-930-4389 (Pre-Service) . Expedited pre-service requests may also be submitted over the phone: 844-239-7387 . Please note: do not utilize the new channels to submit a request for authorization until on or after January 1, 2021 as this transition is not active until then.

AUTH PORTAL PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FORM

For pharmacy authorization requests, visit our Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) website, MeridianRx. (This will open in a new window).

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Caution!

Requests for pain management, sleep studies, genetic testing and OT/PT services should be routed through eviCore. A complete list of procedure codes requiring review through eviCore can be accessed here. Requests can be submitted to eviCore via the eviCore website, by phone at 888-333-8641, or by fax to 800-540-2406.



Caution!

Requests for radiology and cardiology services should be routed through National Imaging Associates, Inc. (NIA). Requests can be submitted to NIA via the NIA website, by phone at 800-424-5388.



Caution!

Requests for medical oncology and radiation therapy services should be routed through HealthHelp. A complete list of procedure codes requiring review by HealthHelp are available at portal.healthhelp.com/Meridian. Requests can be submitted through the HealthHelp website, by phone 888-285-0562, or fax 866-203-7271.



Caution!

Requests for musculoskeletal surgical procedures should be routed through Turning Point. Requests can be submitted through the Turning Point website. Ohio Providers can also submit by phone 866-611-6951, or fax 833-807-8925. Michigan providers can also submit by phone 877-659-9496, or fax 833-807-8929.



Caution!

WellCare ONLY members (Extra and Essential)
Michigan/Ohio Market Providers: For Medical Pharmacy requests, please log into the Provider Portal to check authorization requirements or submit faxed request to 888-871-0564.



Caution!

For Behavioral Health requests, please log into the Provider Portal to check authorization requirements, or submit a request. Behavioral health requests may be submitted via fax to: 1-855-713-0592 (Inpatient) or 1-855-713-0593 (Outpatient). Inpatient urgent requests can be also be called in to Provider Services (833-857-0929) between 8am-6pmET Monday-Friday.

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ALL EMERGENT ADMISSION REQUESTS ARE REVIEWED WITHIN A 24 HOUR PERIOD

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FILE UPLOADS

Max file size allowed 50 MB.

(Attach multiple files(.jpg , .png , .bmp, .pdf).)
A electronic submission allows clinical attachments to be made to the Prior Authorization Form and allows the form to be submitted online without printing or faxing.

PROVIDER NOTES


Disclaimer: An authorization is not a guarantee of payment. Member must be eligible at the time services are rendered. Services must be a covered Health Plan Benefit and medically necessary with prior authorization as per Plan policies and procedures. Other rules may apply.

Confidentiality: The information contained in this transmission is confidential and may be protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. If you are not the intended recipient, any use, distribution or copying is strictly prohibited. If you have received this facsimile in error, please notify us immediately and destroy this document.


Instructions

HealthHelp

Requests for medical oncology and radiation therapy services should be routed through HealthHelp. A complete list of procedure codes requiring review by HealthHelp are available at portal.healthhelp.com/Meridian. Requests can be submitted through the HealthHelp website, by phone 888-285-0562, or fax 866-203-7271.

eviCore

Requests for pain management, sleep studies, genetic testing and OT/PT services should be routed through eviCore. A complete list of procedure codes requiring review through eviCore can be accessed here. Requests can be submitted to eviCore via the eviCore website, by phone at 888-333-8641, or by fax to 800-540-2406.

Turning Point

Requests for musculoskeletal surgical procedures should be routed through Turning Point. Requests can be submitted through the Turning Point website. Ohio Providers can also submit by phone 866-611-6951, or fax 833-807-8925. Michigan providers can also submit by phone 877-659-9496, or fax 833-807-8929.

WellCare

WellCare ONLY members (Extra and Essential) Michigan/Ohio Market Providers: For Medical Pharmacy requests, please log into the Provider Portal to check authorization requirements or submit faxed request to 888-871-0564.

WellCare Behavioral Health

For Behavioral Health requests, please log into the Provider Portal to check authorization requirements, or submit a request. Behavioral health requests may be submitted via fax to: 1-855-713-0592 (Inpatient) or 1-855-713-0593 (Outpatient). Inpatient urgent requests can be also be called in to Provider Services (833-857-0929) between 8am-6pmET Monday-Friday.

NIA

Requests for radiology and cardiology services should be routed through National Imaging Associates, Inc. (NIA). Requests can be submitted to NIA via the NIA website, by phone at 800-424-5388


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