How Does Prior Authorization Software Help Reduce Physician and Member Abrasion?
Late last year, Fierce Healthcare noted that “...nearly a third of healthcare resources are tied up in administrative costs, taking focus away from patient care.” The research, published by Health Affairs in 2018, reveals that billing complexity remains a source of payer-provider abrasion that must be addressed. If you want to uncomplicate the path to timely patient care, prior authorization software can help. 3 Factors that Contribute to Physician and Member Abrasion Dealing with healthcare payers—whether as a provider or a member—often results in frustration. What are the biggest hurdles to more satisfying (or at least, less irritating) experiences? Complex… Read entire article here
Must-Read Advice Before You Select a Prior Authorization Software Partner
Charles Darwin, father of the theory of evolution, wrote, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” While he may have been talking about flora and fauna, Darwin’s theory seems quite relevant to Software as a Service (SaaS) providers in today’s rapidly-evolving healthcare landscape. Integrating prior authorization software in your existing solution can transform it. How? Adding prior authorization automation can make your platform “stickier” with your current customers. In addition, it can make you more attractive to prospective customers who are increasingly frustrated by burdensome prior… Read entire article here
How Prior Authorization Software Takes Your Patients’ Intake Experiences to a New (Nicer) Place
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
Talking Turkey: How Prior Authorization Software Satisfies Everyone at the Table
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