April 21, 2022

Training available: Therapeutic Radiation Prior Authorization program

Training is available on May 18, 2022, to help you navigate the new notification/prior authorization request process for outpatient radiation oncology therapies.  

This new notification/prior authorization process will begin June 7, 2022, when Optum® will start managing online requests for outpatient radiation oncology therapies. This applies to UnitedHealthcare ® Medicare Advantage, UnitedHealthcare West Medicare Advantage and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan (Dual Special Needs Plan) health plans.

Training session
The 1-hour training session on May 18, 2022, will cover:

  • Prior authorization request process
  • Online tool for submitting notification/prior authorization requests
    o  The online tool will be open on June 1, 2022, for prior authorization requests with a start date of June 7, 2022, or later

Register today
Use the following link to register for the upcoming session. After you register, you’ll receive a confirmation email with an option to add the training session to your calendar.

May 18, 2022
12 p.m. CT

Questions?
Email unitedoncology@uhc.com.

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