New physician “gold card” law will cut prior authorization delays
Breakthrough law means doctors with a 90% prior authorization approval rate are exempt from certain requirements. Learn more with the AMA.
Now it’s up to Congress to act on prior authorization reform
Health plans have not enacted the prior authorization reforms they agreed to years ago. New congressional legislation offers a remedy.
Physicians call on Congress to address prior authorization reform
AMA survey release coincides with introduction of Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act
Most physicians had little relief from prior authorization as COVID cases soared
Health insurer requirements for advanced approvals associated with treatment delays, care disruption, and patient harm.
Physicians advocate in Michigan for prior authorization reform
AMA and Michigan State Medical Society support legislation to remove health insurance barriers to care.
8 prior authorization terms that drive every doctor crazy
Learn them with this handy glossary to better understand this frustrating cost-control practice—and find out how the AMA wants to fix prior auth.
Prior authorization research & reports
Read the evidence supporting the need for prior authorization reform.
Fight Regulatory Burdens
AMA-inspired changes to office visit reporting will save the typical office-based physician 180 hours of documentation each year.