Focus turns to Senate action to cut physicians’ prior auth strain
It’s time to call on your senators to help our older adult patients avoid the care delays posed by prior authorization in Medicare Advantage plans.
What doctors wish patients knew about prior authorization
AMA President Jack Resneck Jr., MD, explains how the cost-control practice delays care. Patients can help the AMA tackle prior authorization.
Big step for bill to streamline prior auth in Medicare Advantage
A powerful House committee has passed a bipartisan bill to rein in onerous delays. Learn how the AMA is tackling prior authorization.
“Gold card” approach to prior authorization introduced in Congress
The bipartisan House bill would cut prior-auth burdens in Medicare Advantage plans. Learn how the AMA is tackling prior authorization.
What is prior authorization?
In today’s physician practice, the prior authorization process is typically manual and time consuming, diverting valuable resources away from patient care. Learn more about prior authorization from the AMA.
Prior authorization: What private practice physicians must know
Doctors know all too well the hassles of this payer cost-control process. Find out how the AMA is tackling prior authorization with research and resources for reform.
In 2018, payers agreed to rein in prior auth. The clock is ticking.
A physician survey shows that insurers have failed to follow through on the commonsense fixes they agreed to. Learn how the AMA is tackling prior auth.
Fight Regulatory Burdens
AMA-inspired changes to office visit reporting will save the typical office-based physician 180 hours of documentation each year.