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Converting a Pre-authorization into a billable claim

Editing a pre-authorization into a claim

In lieu of creating a claim from scratch after submitting a pre-authorization, you can utilize the same form and change it into a billable claim. 

With the claim/pre-authorization pulled up, at the very top, uncheck the “pre-authorization” checkbox.

You will receive the following prompt. Select “yes”

****Make sure that the dates of service are updated on the claim before filing. Also, the pre-authorization number can be entered into field 23 before printing the claim or filing it electronically.