Ama Policy

Preauthorization D-320.988

U.R. Criteria

1. Our AMA will conduct a study to quantify the amount of time physicians and their staff spend on nonclinical administrative tasks, to include (a) authorizations and preauthorizations and (b) denial of authorization appeals.

2. There will be a report back to the House of Delegates at the 2015 Annual Meeting

3. Our AMA will utilize its advocacy resources to combat insurance company policies that interfere with appropriate laboratory testing by requiring advance notification or prior authorization of outpatient laboratory services.

Policy Timeline

Sub. Res. 215, I-14 Reaffirmed: CMS Rep. 07, A-16 Reaffirmation: A-22