BlueApprovR is an online tool accessible in Availity Essentials that allows providers to submit behavioral health clinical evaluation prior authorization requests for many BCBSOK commercial members. This tool is designed to simplify the provider submission process by asking for the minimal necessary information to power a medical necessity determination.

How to Access BlueApprovR:

  1. Log into Availity Essentials
  2. Select Payer Spaces from the navigation menu and choose BCBSOK
  3. Within Payer Spaces, select the Applications tab and click Specialty Rx & Behavioral Health Auth Requests
  4. Users will be redirected to BlueApprovR to complete the request online


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