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103 House Members To CMS: Tell MA Plans Not To Use Prior Auth To Limit Services

October 10, 2018
A bipartisan group of 103 House members signed on to a letter asking CMS to tell Medicare Advantage plans not to use prior authorization to inhibit beneficiaries' access to services. The letter was sent to CMS on Wednesday (Oct. 10), but has been in the works since August, as reported by Inside Health Policy . “It is our understanding that some plans require repetitive prior approvals for patients that are not based on evidence and may delay medically necessary...