ACAP asks CMS to extend prior authorization proposed rule comment period

Elvera Bartels

The Affiliation for Group Affiliated Ideas has sent a letter inquiring the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Companies to prolong the comment time period for a proposed rule regarding prior authorization processes and electronic access to overall health facts.

Proposed before this month, the rule, in principle, would improve the electronic exchange of health care data between payers, suppliers and people, and sleek out processes similar to prior authorization to cut down supplier and affected individual burden. The hope is that this elevated data flow would ultimately result in improved high-quality care.

Prior authorization – an administrative course of action applied in health care for suppliers to ask for approval from payers to deliver a health care assistance, prescription, or provide – normally takes spot ahead of a assistance is rendered. 

The rule proposes considerable changes that are supposed to improve the affected individual experience and reduce the administrative burden

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