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2021 Brings Changes to Benefits & Prior Authorizations


The new year is quickly approaching, which means changes to member benefits and prior authorization lists. Samaritan Health Plans (SHP) has published the new 2021 benefit guides and prior authorization lists for all plans. Providers are encouraged to verify coverage and benefits before rendering services.

To view 2021 benefit changes, visit:

For changes regarding the 2021 prior authorization lists for all plans, visit:

Benefit and authorization verification can be completed through Provider Connect, on the SHP Website or by contacting Customer Service.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding 2021 benefit updates, contact Customer Service, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 541-768-5207 or 888-435-2396. For assistance with Provider Connect, please contact Provider Relations at