Reminder: naviHealth manages authorization requests only for Medicare Advantage post-acute care

As a reminder, naviHealth manages initial, continued stay and retrospective authorization requests only for Medicare Advantage post-acute care for Medicare Plus BlueSM PPO and BCN AdvantageSM members admitted on or after June 1, 2019. Post-acute care includes skilled nursing facility, inpatient rehabilitation facility and long-term acute hospital care.

To facilitate the timely review of your authorization requests, please do not submit the following requests to naviHealth:

Requesting authorization for non-post-acute care services

If you need to request authorization for services unrelated to post-acute care, refer to the Summary of utilization management programs for Michigan providers to determine where to submit the request. Do not submit these requests to naviHealth.

Requesting authorization for Medicare Advantage post-acute care

To submit Medicare Advantage post-acute care authorization requests to naviHealth, refer to the Post-acute care services: Frequently asked questions for providers for information.

Posted: June 2019
Lines of business: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network