Physicians Push for Prior Authorization Reform Efforts

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Physicians are definitely making efforts to reform the prior authorization process.

Make authorization rulings timely. There should be “timely notification of prior authorization determinations by health plans,” the consensus statement said.

The statement did not call for specifics, but the AMA attorney told the AAFP meeting that the deadline should be 1 business day for urgent care and 2 business days for nonurgent care.

 

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