Preauthorization Requirements — UT SELECT requires advance approval (preauthorization) by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) for certain services. Preauthorization establishes in advance (or within 48 hours following an emergency hospital admission) the medical necessity of certain care and services covered under UT SELECT.
The following types of services require preauthorization:
Care should also be preauthorized if you or your doctor wants to:
The numbers to call for preauthorization are listed on your UT SELECT ID card.
Read more about preauthorization in the Benefits Booklet .