Prior Authorization

Short description: Find prior authorization resources to support reform, improve practice efficiency and provide data to highlight the need for change. Prior authorization is a health plan cost-control process that requires providers to qualify for payment by obtaining approval before performing a service. It is overused, costly, inefficient, opaque and responsible for patient care delays. We're taking a number of steps to reform prior authorization this year: Working with payers to reduce the overall volume of prior authorizations Increasing transparency on requirements Promoting automation Ensuring timely care for patients Top issue...

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