The NY Chapter of the ACS has worked with MSSNY and numerous physician advocacy groups in support of multiple pieces of legislation to reduce physicians’ administrative burden to ensure that their patients can receive the medications they need. Recent successes include a law that gives physicians greater authority to override a health insurer “step therapy” or “fail first” prescription medication protocol in certain circumstances.
However, there is still work to do to reduce the need for unnecessary and repetitive prior authorizations that take time away from your patient care delivery. During its annual advocacy day event, the NY Chapter advocated in support for prior authorization reform > read more
MSSNY has developed a survey to obtain data regarding the extent of your prior authorization hassles.
We encourage you to take part in this survey and to help us educate the legislature on the necessity for reform! Complete the survey