Screening & Monitoring Tests for Osteopenia/Osteoporosis

Dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the standard technology for measuring bone mineral density and diagnosing osteopenia or osteoporosis. 

Coverage decision: Covered with conditions (Effective date: April 1, 2015).

Authorization requirements

Is authorization required?

How do I get pre-authorization?


L&I (State fund):
Complete the Preauthorization Form and fax to (360) 902-4567

For self-insured: Contact the employer or its third party administrator



Regulatory authority and related information


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