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Senators Weigh Effects Of Prior Authorization On Administrative Costs

August 07, 2018
Senators looking at how to reduce administrative costs in the health system were encouraged by a Harvard professor to consider pushing for more standardized prior authorization procedures, aspects of which were backed by doctors and hospitals as part of a consensus statement released earlier this year along with the insurance lobby and BlueCross BlueShield Association. David Cutler, a professor of applied economics at Harvard, said that standardizing prior authorization, along with other policies, could help cut administrative costs by as...


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