317:30-5-757. Prior authorization and appeal of prior authorization decision
(a) All behavioral health services must be prior authorized by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) or its designated agent before the service is rendered by an eligible provider. Without prior authorization, payment is not authorized.
(b) If a denial decision is made, an appeal may be initiated by the member or the member's legal guardian. The denial can be appealed to the OHCA within thirty (30) calendar days of the receipt of the notification of the denial by the OHCA or its designated agent.