Webinar Presentation: Considerations for Improving Prior Authorization

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Webinar Presentation: Considerations for Improving Prior Authorization

February 26, 2019

Slides and presentation recording from February 26, 2019 webinar entitled Considerations for Improving Prior Authorization.

Prior authorization is a key area of frustration for both consumers and healthcare professionals. Over the last year, eHealth Initiative Foundation led an initiative focused on improving prior authorization bringing together stakeholders from dozens of organizations across healthcare.

The multi-stakeholder collaborative resulted in the development of Considerations for Improving Prior Authorization outlining recommended practices for improving, reforming, and streamlining the prior authorization process.

Join us for a webinar coinciding with the release of this document on Tuesday, February 26. Hear the challenges discussed and outcomes developed by executives directly engaged in this effort:

-Jennifer Covich Bordenick, CEO, eHealth Initiative

-John Fleming, MD, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health IT Reform, Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

-Anupam Goel, MD, Chief Health Information Officer, Clinical Services,UnitedHealthcare​​​

-Sagran Moodley​, SVP, Clinical Data Services, UnitedHealthcare; Co-Chair,DRLS Medicare Fee for Service Prior Auth Pilot for DME; Chair, HL7 Da Vinci Steering Committee

-Foong-Khwan Siew, PhD, MBA, Director, eValue8, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

-Robert Tennant, Director, Health Information Technology Policy, MGMA

-William Thorwarth, MD, CEO, American College of Radiology

-Steven Waldren, MD, VP and Chief Medical Informatics Officer, American Academy of Family Physicians

-Jon Zimmerman, athenahealth