February 01, 2023

CPT III code policy update starting April 1

UnitedHealthcare West and Oxford plans will require prior authorization for most CPT III codes

Starting April 1, 2023, we’ll require prior authorization for most CPT® III codes, also known as T codes, for UnitedHealthcare Oxford and UnitedHealthcare West plan members.

Learn more

Our medical policy will be updated on April 1, 2023, with an updated list of category CPT III codes at

Submit a prior authorization

  • Sign in on the UnitedHealthcare Provider Portal Resources page.
  • Click on the Prior Authorization tool
  • Select Create a new notification or prior authorization request
  • Enter the required information on the submission site

Contact us with questions.

CPT® is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.
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