House Passes Prior Auth Bill; Senate Could Put It In Year-End Package

By Bridget Early, Michelle M. Stein / September 14, 2022 at 3:28 PM
The House on Wednesday (Sept. 14) unanimously passed legislation to streamline the Medicare Advantage prior authorization system shortly after the Energy & Commerce health subcommittee passed a version of the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act earlier in the day. A vast majority of the House cosponsored the bill, along with 40 senators in the upper chamber, and lobbyists following the legislation say it could be wrapped into a year-end package in the Senate . The bill would set...

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