November 09, 2023

New York: Bariatric surgery requirement updates

Center of Excellence review no longer required for New York Oxford plan members

Beginning Jan. 1, 2024, we’ll no longer require a Center of Excellence review for bariatric surgeries for UnitedHealthcare Oxford plan members in New York. 

Note: This change impacts only the Center of Excellence review process; prior authorization is still required for bariatric surgeries.

Learn more 

Learn more by viewing our Bariatric Surgery clinical policy for Oxford health plans.

Questions? We’re here to help

Chat with a live advocate 7 a.m.–7 p.m. CT from the UnitedHealthcare Provider Portal. You can also call Provider Services at 877-842-3210, TTY/RTT 711, 7 a.m.–5 p.m. CT, Monday–Friday. 


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