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OHCA Policies and Rules

317:30-5-42.15. Outpatient hospital services for members infected with tuberculosis

[Issued 12-01-06]

Outpatient hospital services are covered for members infected with tuberculosis. Coverage includes, but may not be limited to, outpatient hospital visits, laboratory work and x-rays.

(1) Services to members infected with TB are not limited to the scope of the SoonerCare program; however, prior authorization is required for services that exceed the scope of coverage under SoonerCare.

(2) Drugs prescribed for the treatment of TB not in accordance with OAC 317:30-3-46 require prior authorization by the OHCA Pharmacy Helpdesk using form "Petition for TB Related Therapy."

Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.