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Category: Prior Authorization

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May 26, 2022

The Great Resignation and Understaffing Are Here. Can Automating Prior Authorization Help You Cope?

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | Healthcare Technology, Prior Authorization, Revenue Cycle Management

The numbers tell the story. Preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics saw March job openings outpace new hires by more than 1.3 million. Perhaps even more concerning: 682,000 people left healthcare during the same period. As Becker’s Hospital Review noted recently, “Hospitals are feeling an enduring consequence of experienced employees' early retirements and resignations: collective knowledge loss.” These losses are being felt organization wide—in the C-suite, among medical personnel and in administrative offices. Automated prior authorization can help bridge the staffing gap. How?  Less reliance on tribal knowledge for prior authorizations Recently, we asked a regional health… Read entire article here

May 12, 2022

Get the FAQs about Automated Prior Authorization

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | Prior Authorization

Healthcare providers operate with razor-thin margins. Where can you shave down expenses? Increasingly, all eyes are on automated prior authorization.  Prior authorization has been flagged as one of the most costly and time-consuming administrative processes in healthcare, and the burden keeps growing. With 4 out of 5 healthcare providers reporting that prior authorization requirements continued to increase in the past year, a more streamlined, automated process is certainly appealing.  Want to know more about automated prior authorization before you make the leap? Check out these FAQs to learn more.  What’s the difference between prior authorization (PA), electronic prior authorization (ePA)… Read entire article here