Utilization management authorization rule operations
PA requirements will be added for the following code:
- L8702 — Powered upper extremity range of motion assist device, elbow, wrist, hand, finger, single or double upright(s), includes microprocessor, sensors, all components and accessories, custom fabricated
Not all PA requirements are listed here. Detailed PA requirements are available to contracted providers on the provider website at https://www.empireblue.com/provider/news/archives/?category=medicareadvantage&_ga=2.209275602.1765289005.1589318293-1890328679.1582138833 > Login or by accessing Availity.* Once logged in to Availity (http://availity.com), select Patient Registration > Authorizations & Referrals, then choose Authorizations or Auth/Referral Inquiry, as appropriate. Contracted and noncontracted providers who are unable to access Availity may call our Provider Services at the number on the back of your patients’ Empire ID card for assistance with PA requirements.
September 2021 Newsletter