Welcome to the Develop Health API Quickstart Guide! This guide will walk you through the necessary steps to integrate our API into your application and ensure a smooth experience.

1. Prerequisites

Before you get started, ensure that you:

  • Have an active Develop Health account.
  • Obtain API keys from your account dashboard.

2. Authentication

Every request to the Develop Health API requires authentication. Use the provided API key as a bearer token in your requests.

curl -X GET 'https://api.develophealth.io/status' -H 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_JWT_TOKEN'

Remember to keep your API key confidential.

3. Base API Endpoint

All your API requests should be directed to:


4. Making Your First Request

Start with a simple request to check the API’s status:

curl -H "Authorization: Bearer YOUR_JWT_TOKEN" https://api.develophealth.io/status

A successful response will look like:

  "status": "success",
  "error": null,
  "data": {
    "message": "API is operational"

5. Explore Key Endpoints

Our API provides a range of services. Here are some primary endpoints you might want to explore:

  • Run Benefit Verification: POST /benefit-verification
  • Send Prior Authorization: POST /prior-authorization

Each endpoint has detailed documentation on request parameters, possible responses, and error handling.

6. Error Handling

Responses with HTTP status codes in the 4xx or 5xx range indicate errors. Common errors include:

  • 401 Unauthorized: Invalid API key or missing authorization header.
  • 404 Not Found: The requested resource or endpoint does not exist.
  • 500 Internal Server Error: An error on our server side.

7. Stay Updated

You can check our Changelog for any updates, new endpoints, or changes to existing ones.

9. Need Support?

Experiencing issues? Reach out to our support team for assistance.

Congratulations! You’re now ready to integrate the Develop Health API into your application. Let’s build a healthier future together!