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.
1 in 4 doctors say prior authorization has led to a serious adverse event
Physicians in an AMA survey also report that prior authorization delays access to care and that the burden associated with the process has gotten worse.
Prior authorization hurdles have led to serious adverse events
The AMA issued the new findings from its annual survey exploring physician experiences with prior authorization programs.
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.
Fight Regulatory Burdens
AMA-inspired changes to office visit reporting will save the typical office-based physician 180 hours of documentation each year.