AMCP CEO Blog: With PA so often misunderstood, perhaps we need to do a better job of explaining this tool to the general public. For example, we might provide an example of how PAs are applied to opioids as additional safeguards to ensure their appropriate use. Or how a PA might be applied to botulinum toxin to ensure the prescription is for medical, rather than cosmetic, purposes.
By AMCP CEO Susan A. Cantrell, RPh, CAE • 11/13/19
Press Release: Focusing on what’s best for the patient, leveraging technology to perform real-time benefit checks, and developing trust and transparency among stakeholders are some of the suggestions to emerge from AMCP’s recent Partnership Forum on “Optimizing Prior Authorization for Appropriate Medication Selection.”
Press Release: The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) has developed nine concepts around the effective use of prior authorization that managed care organizations can follow to ensure that PA processes are timely, transparent, collaborative and supportive of patient-centered care.