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August 10, 2022

The Biggest Prior Authorization Challenges in Post-Acute Care

by Susan Lawson-Dawson | Prior Authorization

You don’t have to look far to find evidence of the high administrative burdens faced by healthcare providers. According to JAMA, administrative costs account for 15% to 25% of total national health care expenditures—or $600 billion to $1 trillion a year. From benefits verification to billing, the processes that connect patients to the care they need involves substantial effort, with 88% of providers pointing to prior authorization as a ‘high’ or ‘extremely high’ burden. Recently, we hosted a panel discussion to talk about benefits verification and prior authorization from a post-acute care perspective. Moderated by our own Tyler Wince, Chief… Read entire article here