How prior authorization hobbles breast cancer care
Research finds that prior-authorization requirements put as many as 17 process steps and 10 decision points between a breast cancer patient and the medications she needs.
Why prior authorization was a white-hot issue in 2018
Prior authorization comes between physicians and their patients’ care and needs to be fixed. Learn how that painful reality came into starker relief this year.
Inside Cleveland Clinic’s $10 million prior authorization price tag
Prior-authorization requirements impose heavy burdens for patients, physicians and health care organizations. Learn about the cost of prior authorization at the Cleveland Clinic.
AMA president: Create system that values health over money, power
AMA President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, says the AMA is fighting the forces that make the U.S. health system so dysfunctional.
Physician, patient stories show need to fix prior authorization
Patients and physicians tell their tales from the front about how prior authorization hampers care by delaying treatment.
How prior authorization hamstrings physicians
Learn what the AMA is doing to address the administrative burdens, care delays and patient harms related to prior authorization.
Prior authorization research & reports
Read the evidence supporting the need for prior authorization reform.
Prior authorization practice resources
Use prior authorization tips and guides to improve administrative efficiencies.
Prior authorization reform resources
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