Topic: Prior Authorization
Medical and patient advocacy groups launched an ad campaign to oppose a proposal they say will restrict patient access to prescription drugs.
You might have guessed it. Paperwork and administrative burdens is the number one issue that frustrates doctors, according to a new poll.
A new survey of doctors found that healthcare plans are increasingly overriding the treatment decisions they make for their patients.
In an agreement with the state, seven commercial insurers are dropping prior authorization for medications that treat substance abuse disorders.
An MGMA survey revealed the top regulatory issues that medical groups say are most burdensome.
Prior authorizations frustrate physicians. When it comes to radiology denials, that frustration reaches a pain level that’s hard to bear.
A Maryland doctor was sentenced to five years in prison for operating two “pill mills” that were disguised as wellness centers, plus more news.
Chiropractic services see a disproportionate amount of improper billing, the report explains.
As policymakers continue searching for ways to lower healthcare costs, experts say it's crucial that they target wasteful administrative spending.
A government watchdog recommends that the CMS continue its prior authorization pilots, which is likely to anger physicians.