Physicians across the country and across specialties are urging CMS to reduce the harms and burdens of prior authorization by incorporating Consensus Principles into its policies and encouraging other payers to do so as well.
This rule advances CMS’s Patients over Paperwork initiative by saving providers an estimated 4.4 million hours of time previously spent on paperwork with an overall total projected savings to providers of $800 million annually.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is proposing major policy changes to ensure clinicians spend more time providing high-value care for patients instead of filing cumbersome paperwork.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a Request for Information seeking new ideas from the public on how to continue the progress of the Patients over Paperwork initiative.
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