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Authorization information

Find out about referrals and authorizations for Kaiser Permanente Northwest members.

View benefits for a member*

To access a member's record, you will be asked to sign on to our secure Community Provider Connect website. Refer to Frequently Asked Questions for details about the sign on process and instructions for obtaining a user ID.

View authorizations for a member*

To view authorizations for members, you will be asked to sign on to our secure provider tools. A new page will open in your browser window. 

Referral policy

Learn what your responsibility as a contracted provider is once you receive an Authorization for a Kaiser Permanente member.

Dual Choice PPO Pre Certification

Pre-certification guidelines Utilization Management KPNW helps make sure services are medically necessary, cost effective, and the most appropriate treatment for your patient’s condition based on nationally recognized standards. Pre-certification of certain services is required under the Dual Choice product.

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