MRI Pilot Program to be Discontinued
Effective February 1, 2015, WSI will discontinue the pilot program waiving prior authorization for an MRI.
The pilot program waived the prior authorization requirement for an MRI performed within the first 60 days from the date of the injury. Starting February 1, 2015, a provider must obtain a prior authorization for all MRIs by completing the UR-C form. Fax the UR-C form and supporting medical documentation to 866-356-6433.
The UR Guide was updated to reflect this change.