2 big insurers take small steps to ease prior authorization burden
United Healthcare and Cigna appear to move in the right direction. Learn how the AMA is working on all fronts to right size prior authorization.
What doctors wish patients knew about prior authorization
AMA Immediate Past President Jack Resneck Jr., MD, explains how the cost-control practice delays care. Patients can help the AMA tackle prior authorization.
House bill advances “gold card” model on prior authorization
Physicians with a 90% prior authorization approval rate in Medicare Advantage would be spared the care-delaying rigmarole. Learn more with the AMA.
Big step forward in Congress to fix prior authorization
The powerful House Ways and Means Committee has advanced provisions to overhaul the prior-authorization process that delays patients’ access to care.
Congress to CMS: Finalize plans to streamline prior authorization
Bipartisan congressional majority presses CMS to implement proposed changes within Medicare Advantage and go further to fix prior authorization.
July 14, 2023: National Advocacy Update
Concerns over CMS increasing prior authorization requirements and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Advocacy in action: Fixing prior authorization
Prior authorization is a health plan cost-control process that delays patients’ access to care. Learn how the AMA is tackling prior authorization.
How prior authorization disrupts patient care, Part II
In the second part of a two-part series episode of the Moving Medicine podcast, learn about the current state of prior authorization.