The extension pushes the previous expiration date from Jan. 8 to Jan. 31 and United noted that it includes oxygen can be delivered without prior authorization.
UnitedHealthcare is extending its temporary suspension of select prior authorization requirements for in-network hospitals and in-network Skilled Nursing Facilities from Jan. 8 to Jan. 31.
The temporary prior authorization suspensions include:
UnitedHealthcare might also retrospectively review select services rendered during this time period after Jan. 31, and suggested providers visit UHCprovider.com/covid19 for the most up-to-date information.
More information on DMEPOS-related prior authorization can also be found on UnitedHealthcare’s COVID-19 Prior Authorization Updates page.
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