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Physicians say prior authorization leads to worse outcomes: AMA

Posted On: Mar. 14, 2023 10:05 AM CST

Many physicians say prior authorization requirements are a large burden and lead to worse patient outcomes, according to a survey from the American Medical Association, reports Becker’s Payer Issues. Ninety-four percent of physicians said prior authorization has delayed access to necessary care, and 89% said prior authorization has had a negative impact on patient outcomes.