Fax authorization requests for BCN members moving to a SNF, rehabilitation facility or LTACH

Please fax all authorization requests to BCN for post-acute care services for BCN HMOSM (commercial) and BCN AdvantageSM members. This applies to members transitioning to a skilled nursing facility, a rehabilitation facility or a long-term acute care hospital.

Here's what you need to know

Here's what to fax

For SNF and rehabilitation admissions, fax these documents:

For LTACH admissions, fax these documents:

The forms are available on this website, on the BCN Forms page.

A summary of these instructions is available on this website. Click BCN and then click Authorization Requirements & Criteria. Finally, click Post-acute care admissions: Submitting authorization requests to BCN.

The Care Management chapter of the BCN Provider Manual is being updated to reflect this information.

Posted: September 2018
Line of business: Blue Care Network