Advocacy Priorities

Prior Authorization

The Prior Authorization process requires physicians to obtain approval from pharmacy benefits plans before payment for medication is approved. Read More

It’s Not Just Insulin: Diabetes Patients Struggle To Get Crucial Supplies

An example of prior authorization burdens that put patients at risk. Read More

Patients seeking MAT face months long wait times at some facilities

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Patients Over Paperwork Initiative

CMS established an internal process to evaluate and streamline regulations with a goal to reduce unnecessary burden, to increase efficiencies, and to improve the beneficiary experience. Read More

AMA Surveyed Physicians to Measure Progress in Improving Prior Authorization

In December 2018, the AMA surveyed 1,000 practicing physicians regarding their experience with Prior Authorization. Read More

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