February 01, 2022

Medicaid: Injectable chemotherapy prior authorization update

Effective May 1, 2022, UnitedHealthcare will expand the existing prior authorization requirement for injectable chemotherapy drugs in an outpatient setting to UnitedHealthcare Community Plan members in Kansas and Virginia.


Visit Oncology Prior Authorization and Notification. Determinations for prior authorization requests will be made based on UnitedHealthcare clinical policy requirements for coverage. 

For questions about authorizations, call 888-397-8129 or email