Since January 1, 2019, facilities that provide post-acute care inpatient services have been required to request prior authorization and receive a pre-service determination before UnitedHealthcare (UHC) Medicare Advantage Plan members can be admitted to a post-acute care facility or a post-acute care bed in one of the following types of facilities:
- Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation
- Skilled Nursing Facilities
- Long-term Acute Care Hospitals
- Critical Access Hospitals that provide post-acute services
Beginning on October 1, 2019, UHC will
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