Prior Authorization

Jul 28, 2022
The cost of commercial insurance is increasing at an unsustainable rate — squeezing individuals and families, employers, and public programs. The average family insurance premium has increased 47% over the past 11 years — faster than general inflation and more than any other part of the health care…
Jul 27, 2022
In a letter to Representatives Richard Neal, and Kevin Brady, AHA voices support for the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2022 (H.R. 8487).
Jun 28, 2022
AHA expresses concerned about some MA plans’ inappropriate restrictions on beneficiary access to medically necessary care, including those highlighted in a recent report issued by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG),
May 13, 2022
Medicare Advantage or MA Plans are another way for beneficiaries to get Medicare Part A and Part B coverage delivered through private insurance companies.
May 2, 2022
The AHA is committed to further identifying ways to improve health care system efficiency while providing the highest quality of care.
Mar 18, 2022
In comments submitted today to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, AHA said it “strongly supports creating a useable, scalable and efficient solution to help reduce prior authorization impacts on patients and providers.
Mar 18, 2022
AHA's comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, expressing strong support for creating a useable, scalable and efficient solution to help reduce prior authorization impacts on patients and providers.
Feb 23, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Jan. 12 released a proposed rule for the Medicare Advantage program, which includes a request for information (RFI) on prior authorization for hospital transfers to post-acute care settings during a public health emergency.
Jan 24, 2022
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Jan. 21 issued a request for information (RFI) regarding prior authorization standards,
Jan 21, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology seeks comments through March 25 to inform potential future rulemaking on how the ONC Health IT Certification Program could incorporate standards, implementation specifications and…