Revised Prior Authorization Requirements

For Oregon Members and Employees


Revised Prior Authorization Requirements for Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc. Commercial Members

At Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc. (Health Net), we regularly review the Prior Authorization List (PAL) to ensure our members receive safe and appropriate medical care. As a valued employer group with Health Net, we want you to be aware of PAL changes that may affect your employee’s health care coverage.

Effective January 1, 2014, we have revised our commercial [EPO, Point of Service (POS), CommunityCare and PPO] PAL requirements. Significant changes to the list are indicated below. For a complete copy of the PAL requirements, please log in to our website at, click on Preauthorizations under My Coverage > Prior Authorization List, or call 1-888-802-7001.

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