Prior Authorization Submission
Submitting a prior authorization through Availity is the best way to determine prior authorization requirements for a participant.
Additionally, understanding the proper Service Type makes a difference in how the prior authorizations get routed and the associated approval time.
Please view the short videos below to understand these workflows better.
Follow this video to understand the basics of submitting a prior authorization.
Service Type Explanations
When submitting an authorization, you will need to select a Service Type. This routes your case to BCBSWY subject matter experts who will review and render a determination. Therefore, selecting the correct service type is key to receiving the most effective and efficient service from our authorizations team.
The videos below have additional information to help you better understand the prior authorization workflows. Choose the service type that aligns with your facility.