MA Prior Auth Burdens Increase As Lobbyists Call For Legislation

By Bridget Early / May 5, 2023 at 6:58 PM
A new report from the Medical Group Management Association indicates that prior authorization burdens are increasing as medical groups see more Medicare Advantage patients. MA enrollment officially surpassed enrollment in traditional Medicare, according to a new analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation, but that announcement comes as an overwhelming number of medical groups struggle to manage MA prior authorization requests, resulting in “dangerous delays and denials in necessary medical care,” according to MGMA. Prior authorization reform has been at the...

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