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Medicare Prior Authorization

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All attempts are made to provide the most current information on the Pre-Auth Needed Tool. However, this does NOT guarantee payment. Payment of claims is dependent upon eligibility covered benefits, Provider contracts and correct coding and billing practices. For specific details, please refer to the Allwell from Superior HealthPlan Provider Manual. If you are uncertain that prior authorization is needed, please submit a request for an accurate response.

Complex imaging, MRA, MRI, PET and CT Scans need to be verified by NIA.

Musculoskeletal, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeries, Sleep Study Management and Cardiac Surgeries Need to be Verified by TurningPoint.

All Out of Network requests require prior authorization except emergency care, out-of-area urgent care or out-of-area dialysis.


Are services being performed in the emergency department, urgent care center, for dialysis, hospice or a psychiatric hospitalization?

Types of Services YES NO
Is the member being admitted to an inpatient facility?
Are anesthesia services being requested for pain management, dental surgery or services in the office rendered by a non-participating provider?
Is this an HMO Out of Network service request?

To access prior authorization lists, please visit Superior’s Prior Authorization Requirements webpage.

To access Superior clinical and payment policies, visit Clinical & Payment Polices