Eliminate Insurance Company Prior Authorization for MAT
- In one survey, 90 percent of physicians reported that prior authorization delays access to necessary care.
- In one survey, nearly 60 percent reported that patient care was delayed by at least a day because of these manual, time-consuming processes.
- In October 2016 Cigna ended a requirement that prevented providers from prescribing treatments for patients with opioid addiction without prior authorization. 
- In January 2017 Anthem, the nation's second largest insurance company, also ended prior authorization
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