How Burdensome or Harmful Are Prior Authorizations for Your Practice?

September 20, 2022

So many doctors have complained about health plans' overuse of prior authorizations that Congress has introduced legislation that would require Medicare Advantage plans to meet certain standards and requirements.

The AMA-backed bill, which already passed the House, would require MA plans to improve the transparency, timeliness, and quality of their prior authorization processes based on standards developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Do you agree that prior authorizations are overused by health plans? Medscape wants to know how burdensome or harmful prior authorizations are for your practice.


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