HHS-OIG Video – April, 28, 2022 – Medicare Advantage Denials of Care
Healio Article – January 24, 2022 – Q&A: Prior authorization policy for cataract surgery results in costly delays to care
The Columbus Dispatch – November 30, 2021 – Doctor’s Aetna has thrown up barriers to sight-saving surgeries
Medscape Article – November 24, 2021 – Did Prior Authorization Refusals Lead to This Patient’s Death?
Healio Press Release, November 2, 2021 – AAO, ASCRS warn of prior authorization, step therapy restrictions in open enrollment
AAO Article, November 1, 2021 – AAO and ASCRS are urging consumers to be aware of insurance policies that can limit their access to sight-saving procedures and treatments.
AANS-CNS Press Release, October 28, 2021 – Neurosurgeons Applaud Senate Letter to CMS Calling for Improvements to Prior Authorization Process
Richmond Times-Dispatch Op-Ed, October 26, 2021 – Aetna’s cataract policy reflects how insurer approval has blurred patient care
MadCity News Article, October 26, 2021 – Bill gains House majority support
Regulatory Relief Coalition Press Release, October 20, 2021 – Coalition Applauds Senate for Introduction of Prior Auth. Reform Legislation
Marshall, Sinema, and Thune Introduce Legislation to Put Patients over Paperwork » Senator Roger Marshall, October 20, 2021 – Senators Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-KS), Krysten Sinema (D-AZ), and John Thune (R-SD) introduced the IMPROVING SENIORS’ TIMELY ACCESS TO CARE ACT, bipartisan legislation that would improve timely access to quality care for seniors under Medicare Advantage.
AANS-CNS Release on Prior Authorization Legislation, October 8, 2021 – Neurosurgeons are enthusiastic about progress of legislation to streamline prior authorization in Medicare
H.R. 3173 Over 218 Milestone Press Release, October 8, 2021 – The Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2021 has reached a significant milestone, with one-half of the U.S. House of Representatives co-sponsoring the bill
Regulatory Relief Coalition Press Release, May 13, 2021 – Read what the coalition has to say about the House introduction
Members of Congress Press Release, May 13, 2021 – Read what the bill’s sponsors have to say
Premier Press Release, May 13, 2021 – Read what the bill’s supporters have to say
Regulatory Relief Coalition Press Release, December 15, 2020 – Read what the coalition has to say about the Senate introduction
Members of Congress Press Release, June 12, 2020 – A bipartisan majority of the House now supports the bill
Regulatory Relief Coalition Press Release, June 11, 2020– The bill has reached an important milestone with one-half of the House co-sponsoring the legislation
Regulatory Relief Coalition Press Release, September 9, 2019 – Read what the Coalition has to say
Members of Congress Press Release, June 5, 2019 – Read what the bill’s sponsors have to say