When insurance company prior authorization gets between patients and physicians, patients get sicker and health care becomes more expensive.
It doesn't have to work this way.
HOW YOU CAN HELP: Share your unique experience as a patient, physician or health care professional so we can fight back to ensure California policy puts patients first.
If you have waited days or months for an insurance company to approve a treatment prescribed by your doctor, we want to hear from you. If you are a physician frustrated with the administrative headaches and their impact on your patients, we want to know your story.
Add your voice to help reform the prior authorization process to ensure that patients receive the care they need — when they need it.
Share Your Story: There are two ways to share your story:
By the Numbers:
- 93% of physicians report that prior authorization delays patient care
- 82% say patients abandon treatment due to authorization struggles
- Physicians and their staff spend an average of almost two business days (13 hours) each week completing prior authorization requests
For More Information: For more details about how prior authorization harms patients, see the American Medical Association’s survey results.