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317:30-5-559.How services are authorized
[Revised 09-01-15]

An eligible provider may have private duty nursing services authorized by following all the following steps:

(1) create a treatment plan for the patient as expressed in OAC 317:30-5-560;

(2) submit the prior authorization request with the appropriate OHCA required forms, the treatment plan, and request the telephonic interview and/or personal visit by an OHCA Care Management Nurse; and
(3) have an OHCA physician determine medical necessity of the service including scoring the member's needs on the Private Duty Nursing Acuity Grid.

Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.