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Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Additions to Preauthorization for Patients on Highmark’s System

Date:
October 22, 2021

To: DME providers

We will adopt many of Highmark’s preauthorization requirements for your patients as they gradually move onto Highmark’s system. Durable medical equipment (DME) is one area where requirements for preauthorization will be expanded from what we currently require.

Please review Highmark’s list of procedures/DME requiring authorization so you will be prepared to request authorization for patients who have moved onto Highmark’s system.

You will be able to use the NaviNet electronic portal for requesting preauthorization requests for patients on Highmark’s system. DME authorizations can also be submitted by fax for all patients on Highmark’s system at 1-833-619-5745 (medical outpatient). Fax forms will be available on Highmark’s Provider Resource Center beginning November 1, 2021.

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