January 14: Prior Authorization 
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Prior authorization creates a bottleneck. A physician prescribes a patient a medication, the patient goes to the pharmacy to pick it up, only to be denied. The pharmacist calls the physician’s office, the physician’s office calls the insurance plan, and the insurance plan faxes over a form for the physician to fill out and send back. Then, the patient can pick up the medication.

Read the full article here on Modern Healthcare.