Author Topic: Trying to find discussions on Pre- Authorizations for Drug injection  (Read 756 times)

medicoderick

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Hi All, Can someone direct me to where I could find any forum discussions regarding Pre-Authorizations for drug injections.
I do coding at a retina clinic in Honolulu, and our billing dept is having problems obtaining pre-auths for injection treatments that are deemed necessary, after diagnostic exams, at the time of visit. We cannot determine which drug ( one out five ) the doctor will be administering prior to the visit and therefore cannot obtain the necessary authorizations required for reimbursement. Some of these cost $2000. We have requested from the insurance companies authorizations that would cover all five of the drugs that we use but have been refused. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Aloha