AMA Urges Prior Auth Reform As Lawmakers Prepare To Push Long-Awaited Bill

By Sigi Ris / June 11, 2024 at 7:06 PM
The American Medical Association (AMA) on Tuesday (June 11) passed policies calling for greater oversight of health insurers’ use of prior authorization, coming as lawmakers gear up to reintroduce legislation backed by physicians that would institute a streamlined electronic prior authorization process. AMA’s House of Delegates voted to adopt policies advocating prior authorization reform at the lobby group’s annual meeting. The physician lobby group strongly backs legislation expected to be reintroduced as soon as Wednesday (June 12) by Sen. Roger...

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