Authorizations & clinical review overview

Prior authorization requirements vary by health plan. Review Services must pre-authorize coverage for care provided by contracted consulting specialists for most of our plans.

Find information regarding prior authorization, and the processes for reviews, reconsiderations, and appeals below.

*Plans following maintenance of benefits rules may require authorization, even if the Kaiser Permanente plan is not primary.

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