So what are the Prior Authorization and United HealthCare Prior Authorization Form?
It’s simple, Whenever you need a drug/medication and you need your insurance plan to cover its cost, you need more information about your condition from your doctor, doctor evaluates the need of this medication to make sure that medicine is being used correctly which is a base for Medicare to cover its cost. If evaluation is taking longer than expected, you may have to use a different drug before the process is complete. This process is called Prior Authorization. In case you don’t get approval for the particular drug, you will have to pay for the full cost of the drug. This Authorization procedure is needed for United HealthCare Prescription Coverage.
United HealthCare Prior Authorization Form is a form that you have to fill out and send to your provider in order to get approval for the certain medication coverage.
To fill out this form you will have to provide your name and address and customer ID. Next field will ask you to enter your physician’s name and other details, your diagnosis, service setting, codes for procedures and diagnosis etc. One must fill out the form including all clinical information and send it for review 5 business day prior to scheduled date for the procedure.
Based on how exactly this drug is used, it will be covered by either Medicare. Your physician may also ask you to provide with more information about how this drug is going to be used in order to determine if this use is correct and thus covered by Medicare.
Entire process of the Authorization is fairly simple and all it takes is to fill out 1 form and mail it to provided address. UHC customer support can provide you with more information about United HealthCare Prior Authorization Form and how to manage it.