Due to the increase in COVID-19 related admissions, we’re temporarily waiving the prior authorization requirement for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACs) effective September 7, 2021, through October 6, 2021. For details, view the intermediate levels of care section on the Admission Notification page.
Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska requires prior authorization for many services before they take place. Not getting prior authorization beforehand can result in a payment penalty for you or the member. For a service requiring a pre-service review,
there isn’t a penalty, but Premera will hold the claim and ask for medical records. Note: Prior authorizations can't be submitted by phone.
Prior authorization requests are submitted on different websites for 2020 individual and non-individual plan members (groups, associations, etc.). Sign in to the appropriate website to complete your request.
Code list and code check tool
(groups, associations, etc. Learn more)
(ID cards specify Individual Plan)
Get info on submitting prior authorization as a provider outside of AK.
View the FEP-specific code list and forms.
Prior authorization contacts vary for Shared Administration groups.View the Shared Administration contact list for details.