January 17, 2024
From Roll Call:
The rule would require Medicare Advantage organizations, Medicaid and other government-sponsored health programs to respond to prior authorization requests faster and include specific reasons for denying requests.
Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., sponsor of the House prior authorization legislation, said in a statement with co-sponsors Wednesday that the final rule is “a major win for seniors and their families.”
“Now, Congress must act to cement these gains into law,” the lawmakers said.
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