The Collective Voice of Health IT, A WEDI Podcast

Episode 77: Dissecting the Recent American Medical Association Prior Authorization Survey

July 11, 2022

Matthew welcomes Heather McComas, Director, Administrative Simplification Initiatives and Tyler Scheid, Senior Policy Analyst with the American Medical Association to discuss findings from the AMA's recent prior authorization survey. Heather and Tyler address the AMA's advocacy on AMA, the survey results and more. 

Helpful links:

Prior Authorization and Utilization Management Principles: https://www.ama-assn.org/system/files/principles-with-signatory-page-for-slsc.pdf

Consensus Statement on Improving the PA Process: https://edhub.ama-assn.org/data/multimedia/10.1001ama.2018.0080supp1.pdf

2021 AMA Prior Authorization Physician Survey- Wave 1: https://www.ama-assn.org/system/files/prior-authorization-survey.pdf

2021 AMA Prior Authorization Physician Survey- Measuring Progress in Improving PA: https://www.ama-assn.org/system/files/prior-authorization-reform-progress-update.pdf

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