Effective Nov. 7, 2021, Optum will manage Oxford Health Plan prior authorization requests for outpatient radiation therapy.
For Oxford Health Plan members, we’ll require prior authorization for the following radiation therapy services, formerly managed by eviCore:
Optum will begin accepting prior authorizations submissions Nov. 1, 2021, for prior authorizations effective Nov. 7, 2021, and later.
This change will affect commercial health plan members in the Oxford Health Plan, effective Nov. 7, 2021. Any active radiation therapy prior authorizations requested up until Nov. 6, 2021, will remain in place through the former process.
A new prior authorization request will be required for radiation therapy services that start on Nov. 7, 2021 or after for specific CPT® codes.
Submit a prior authorization request
To submit an online request, beginning Nov. 1, 2021, for prior authorization, starting Nov. 7, 2021:
For more information, go to UHCprovider.com.
Please email email@example.com.