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Please fax completed form and accompanying documentation to the Behavioral Health Unit at 1-866-949-4846
Medicare Advantage
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Initial Treatment Request
Customer Name: Today's Date:
Customer ID: Date of Birth:
Patient currently hospitalized:
Yes No
If yes, Inpatient Auth #: A
Diagnosis ICD 10 Codes
ECT Services Required
Contact Information
Treating Provider Name:
Facility NPI #:
Contact Person:
Outpatient (# of units: _______)
Inpatient (# of units: _______) Total Units requested: _______)Requesting:
500 Great Circle, Nashville, TN 37228 Tel. 1-866-780-8546 Fax 1-866-949-4846
Order by attending.
Informed Consent signed by the customer.
Psychotropic medications have been tried and have failed or are contraindicated for this patient (include a list
of medication and start/end dates).
A second opinion has been obtained by another physician.
This patient has been cleared by a medical physician.
Signed anesthesiology consent.
Required Documentation
Please check to indicate that you have faxed the following information with this form.
Service start date: Service end date:
If requesting inpatient ECT: What prevents this service from being provided on an outpatient basis?
If requesting outpatient ECT: Does the patient have adequate post-treatment support for outpatient to safely
complete ECT on an outpatient basis?
This authorization is for medical necessity only and not a guarantee of payment. Eligibility is determined at the time the claim is received and benefits
are subject to the limitations and exclusions of the member's plan.
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