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Medical Services Authorizations

EssentiaCare

Authorization and Notification Requirements - Medical Services

Review EssentiaCare Requirements:

View all 2020 Medical Services Requirements (PDF)
View all 2021 Medical Services Requirements (PDF)

Forms & Information

Authorization Contact Information

UCare Clinical Services

Phone (local): 612-676-6705
Phone (toll free): 1-877-447-4384
Fax: 612-884-2499

Magellan Healthcare: Therapy - PT, OT, ST

Phone (local): 952-225-5700
Phone (toll free): 1-888-660-4705
Fax: 1-888-656-1952
Web: www.hsminc.com/ucare/home/

Provider Resources

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*UCare Medicare Plans include Aware, Classic, Complete, Essentials Rx, Prime, Standard, Value and Value Plus, 
Advocate Choice, Advocate Choice Plus and UCare Medicare Supplement.
UCare Individual & Family Plans include Core, Bronze, Bronze HSA, Silver, Silver HSA and Gold; and 
UCare Individual & Family Plans with M Health Fairview Bronze, Bronze HSA, Silver, Silver HSA and Gold.

Questions? Contact the Provider Assistance Center 

Phone (local): 612-676-3300
Phone (toll free): 1-888-531-1493 
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday