Changes to electrophysiology implant prior authorization
Starting Dec. 1, 2021, we’ll no longer requireprior authorization and notification for electrophysiology implant procedures when performed and appropriately billed as an inpatient service for UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, Medicare Advantage®, commercial and Exchange plan members.
We’ll continue to require prior authorization and notification for the following cardiology procedures when performed in an outpatient and office-based setting:
·Electrophysiology implant procedures
These requirements do notapply to cardiology procedures provided: