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June 2019 Cigna News: Precertification Updates

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05/24/2019

Precertification updates
To help ensure that we are administering benefits properly, we routinely review our precertification policies for potential updates. As a result of a recent review, we want to make you aware that we have updated our precertification list. View the full list in this PDF.

New codes added to the precertification list on April 1, 2019
On April 1, 2019, we added six new Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes and eight new revenue codes.

Existing codes added to the precertification list on April 1, 2019
On April 1, 2019, we also added 16 existing CPT codes and six existing HCPCS codes.

Codes removed from the precertification list on April 1, 2019
There were no codes removed from the precertification list.

To view an online list of monthly precertification updates, as well as the complete list of services that require precertification of coverage, log in to the Cigna for Health Care Professionals website (CignaforHCP.com) and click Precertification Policies under Useful Links. If you are not registered for the website, go to CignaforHCP.com and click Register Now.