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Precertification Lists

Precertification information

Precertification applies to all benefits plans that include a precertification requirement. Participating providers are required to pursue precertification for procedures and services on the lists below.

2020 Participating Provider Precertification List – Effective date: October 1, 2020.

Behavioral Health Precertification List – Effective date: January 1, 2019.

Note: If we need to review applicable medical records, we may assign a tracking number to your precertification request. The tracking number does not indicate approval. You will be notified when a coverage decision is made.

For Aetna’s commercial plans, there is no precertification required for buprenorphine products to treat opioid addiction.

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Use our search tool to see if precertification is required. Enter one or more 5-digit CPT codes. This tool also helps to determine if a special program applies.


Please note that the Aetna Student Health Precertification List is currently under revision.   

For assistance and information, contact Aetna Student Health Customer Service at 1-877-480-4161.

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