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January 16, 2023

How Prior Authorization Software Takes Your Patients’ Intake Experiences to a New (Nicer) Place

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | Prior Authorization

The transition from patients to healthcare consumers has been underway for a while, but in the wake of the pandemic, the process accelerated. By the end of 2021, the tide had shifted in favor of consumerism. Reporting on a survey by healthcare experience analytics firm Press Ganey, Forbes noted that results revealed “... the ascendance of consumer shopping behavior—and its potential importance to healthcare providers.” Adopting digital solutions like prior authorization software can help to set the right tone from the start. But first, let’s take a look at why and how patient expectations have changed.  Providers face a higher… Read entire article here

November 21, 2022

Talking Turkey: How Prior Authorization Software Satisfies Everyone at the Table

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | Prior Authorization

Traditions reign supreme this week. Sharing Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends. Shopping your way through Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Volunteering and donating on Giving Tuesday. But in healthcare, there’s a tradition in desperate need of an update: manual prior authorization. No need to go through the laundry list of prior auth problems. After all, you experience them every day. Instead, let’s look at how prior authorization software automates the process and how it benefits providers, payers, and patients alike. Prior Auth Software Handles the Heavy Lifting Compare the typical prior authorization process with an automated… Read entire article here

November 7, 2022

Indisputable Hurdles to Getting Every Dollar Owed … Unless You Have Prior Authorization Software

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

The pressures healthcare providers face haven’t eased up this year. Northern Arizona Healthcare CFO Clifford F. Loader told HealthLeaders in July that “The after-effects of the pandemic—such as a general shortage of healthcare providers such as doctors and nurses, and continuing inflation in the pricing of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals—are ongoing. With no further funds anticipated, the healthcare industry is facing adverse financial impacts."  Is it any wonder that many healthcare providers are looking for ways to stabilize their revenue cycles. Prior authorization software can help, especially when it comes to getting reimbursed (by payers and patients).  Lack of patient… Read entire article here