Radiotherapies and radioimmunotherapies will require prior authorization
PA requirements will be added to the following codes:
- A9543 Injection, Yttrium Y-90 ibritumomab tiuxetan (Zevalin)
- A9590 Injection, Iodine I-131, iobenguane, 1 mCi (Azedra)
- A9513 Injection, Lutetium Lu 177, dotatate, therapeutic, 1 millicurie (Lutathera)
- A9606 Injection, Radium ra-223 dichloride, therapeutic, per microcurie (Xofigo)
Please use one of the following methods to request PA:
- Web: https://www.availity.com*
- Phone: 1-800-282-4548
Federal and state law, as well as state contract language, including definitions and specific contract provisions/exclusions, take precedence over these PA rules and must be considered first when determining coverage.
* Availity, LLC is an independent company providing administrative support services on behalf of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Healthcare Solutions.
February 2021 Anthem Provider News and Important Updates -- Nevada