House committee approves bill that would reform prior authorization under Medicare Advantage program

Ken BellLTC News

McKnights (07/29/2022) – Providers demanding change to the Medicare Advantage program may soon get their wish after a House panel advanced a measure that would reform the program’s prior authorization process.

The proposal, titled the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2022, aims to reform the prior authorization program under Medicare Advantage to ensure seniors get necessary care. The number of seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage programs continues to swell each year. Full story »