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Health Net Revised Prior Authorization List Changes

Nov 19, 2015

Revised Prior Authorization Requirements for Health Net of California, Inc. and Health Net Life Insurance Company (Health Net) Commercial Members

Health Net regularly reviews the Prior Authorization List (PAL) and they want you to be aware of PAL changes that may affect your clients’ health care coverage.


Effective January 1, 2016, Health Net has revised their PAL requirements for commercial products (Direct Network HMO (including CommunityCare), EPO, HSP, POS, PPO, and Flex Net). Significant changes to the list are indicated below. A complete copy of the new January 1, 2016, PAL requirements ​is available for your reference.

Changes to commercial products prior authorization requirements

Prior authorization is no longer required for:


New outpatient procedures, services or equipment requiring prior authorization include:


Additional information

This notice applies only to subscribers whose authorization requirements are managed by Health Net. California commercial products subscribers have access to this information online at 

For questions, please ​contact a member of your b&p Sales Team - 888.722.3373.

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