Addressing prior authorization
Insurers and pharmacy benefit managers overuse prior authorization, and the existing processes are both difficult to navigate and counterproductive to improving our health care system. We want to address this challenge to reduce burdens on physicians and patients.
Prior authorization does not have to separate you from your patients
The American Medical Association organized a coalition of state and specialty medical societies, national provider associations and patient representatives to create a set of best practices related to prior authorization. Read the 21 reform principles that seek to address common problems impacting the patient-physician relationship and the health care system at large.