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Authorization policies

The Kaiser Permanente Affiliated Provider Manual is a guide for contracted Network Providers to use when interacting with Kaiser Permanente of Colorado and augments your Network Provider contract.

Refer to Section 4: Utilization Management of the appropriate provider manual for the for current information about our authorizations policies, process and procedures, denials, and appeals.

Fully-insured Provider Manual, Section 4: Utilization Management.

Self-funded Provider Manual, Section 4: Utilization Management.

Topics included in the Section 4: Utilization Management include:

    The routine referral
    Referral receipt
    Referral approval form(s)
    Secondary consults/referrals
    Other products and services
    Inpatient and outpatient hospitalization
    Continuing care
    Perinatal home care
    Chemical dependency
    Mental health