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Government Advocacy

September 19, 2019: MGMA and 100+ organizations urge comprehensive prior authorization reform

Advocacy Letter

Medicare Payment Policies

September 19, 2019

The Honorable Seema Verma
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 445-G
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201

Dear Administrator Verma:

The undersigned physician organizations support the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Patients Over Paperwork initiative and applaud CMS for tackling the challenging issue of prior authorization (PA) as part of your efforts to reduce administrative burdens in health care.

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