58% Of Authorization Requests Are Unnecessary

posted by Availity

on December 28, 2020

“The conventional prior authorization process is akin to using a VCR in 2020: it’s outdated, time-consuming and overly burdensome,” said Cheryl Pegus, MD, MPH, President of Consumer Health Solutions, Regence. New research from Regence and Availity shows that 58% of authorization requests are for procedures that are “No Auth Required.” A new white paper shows how streamlining processes cut six days off authorizations processes, saving money, reducing frustration, and simplifying healthcare.

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