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The Utilization Management team manages authorization requests made on behalf of our members. This includes medical, surgical, mental health and addiction medicine requests for inpatient, rehabilitation, DME and other specialty services requiring an authorization for the plan. 

Samaritan Health Plans will not review any retroactive requests for medical necessity unless the request meets certain exceptions outlined in our Prior Authorization FAQ.


Request an Authorization Electronically

Visit your provider portal to submit and track your authorizations online.

Request Rx Prior Authorization

Select medications may require prior authorization. A physician or member may request authorization.