McLaren has provided this below information in their June 2021 Provider Network Update:
AUTHORIZATION CHANGES - EFFECTIVE AUG. 1, 2021
Effective Aug. 1, 2021 McLaren Health Plan will require authorizations on all inpatient stays with a COVID-19 diagnosis. The authorizations are being reinstated for all lines of business, at all facilities, excluding DME. Facilities with an APM agreement should follow the APM guidelines for authorization requests.
Note: This change does not impact DME authorizations that are still temporarily lifted. For more information please refer to MDHHS Bulletin MSA 20-14, issued March 26, 2020.
Should you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at 888-327-0671.
REMINDER: CLAIMS MUST INCLUDE MEMBER/SUBSCRIBER ID
To avoid receiving a rejected claim remember to include the member/subscriber ID on all submitted claims.