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New Survey: Effective Gold Carding Programs are Based on Evidence and Value for Patients


AHIP's latest member survey reveals the possibilities - and limitations - of gold carding programs.

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Published on Jul 19, 2022

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As part of health insurance providers’ long-standing commitment to the 2018 Consensus Statement on Improving the Prior Authorization Process, AHIP surveyed health insurance providers on the use and impact of Gold Carding programs with a focus on how these programs impact patient care. New research conducted by AHIP finds that the use of gold carding has increased since 2020 – and gold carding programs are most effective when they are used selectively and are continually reevaluated to ensure patients are receiving the high-quality care they deserve.