Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kentucky

Providers - Kentucky

Prior Authorization Lookup Tool


Please verify benefit coverage prior to rendering services. Inpatient services and nonparticipating providers always require prior authorization.

Please note:

  1. This tool is for outpatient services only.
  2. Inpatient services and nonparticipating providers always require prior authorization.
  3. This tool does not reflect benefits coverage,1 nor does it include an exhaustive listing of all noncovered services (for example, experimental procedures, cosmetic surgery, etc.) — refer to your Provider Manual for coverage/limitations.

1 Services may be listed as requiring prior authorization that may not be covered benefits for a particular member. Please verify benefit coverage prior to rendering services.

To determine coverage of a particular service or procedure for a specific member:

  • Access eligibility and benefits information on the Availity Portal or
  • Use the Prior Authorization Lookup Tool within Availity or
  • Call Provider Services at 1-855-661-2028.

To request authorizations:

  • From the Availity home page, select Patient Registration from the top navigation.
  • Select Auth/Referral Inquiry or Authorizations.

Availity, LLC is an independent company providing administrative support services on behalf of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid.

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