Brooks-LaSure Touts Prior Auth, Health Equity, Mental Health Initiatives

By Bridget Early / March 15, 2023 at 7:04 PM
CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure touted the agency’s efforts to improve the prior authorization system, boost health equity, and increase access to mental and behavioral health care services, and called on insurers to join the agency in advancing those goals in the year ahead. During a Monday (March 14) keynote and fireside chat at a conference held by the health insurance lobby, which is livid over many of the administration’s plans to crack down on Medicare Advantage plans, the CMS chief...

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