Through their ongoing collaboration, CVS Caremark and Surescripts have partnered to provide free electronic prior authorization services for all your CVS Caremark patients.
Yes, Electronic Prior Authorization is connected to health plans and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to ensure that clinicians get real-time approval or denial decisions within the EHR, often seconds after submitting a completed question set.
69% of patients who get their medications report waiting two or more days for prescription approval, while many others abandon their prescriptions when faced with the prior authorization process.ii
No, Electronic Prior Authorization is fully integrated into the EHR workflow, allowing the automatic transmission of all patient and provider demographic and medication information to the correct payer, at the touch of a button, without extra work for the clinician.
No, Electronic Prior Authorization is completely integrated within the EHR workflow and does not require physicians to leave the familiar context of their EHR to answer prior authorization questions.
Electronic Prior Authorization is already available in many of the top EHRs with more adopting the capability all the time. Below is a partial list of EHRs that are already certified for Electronic Prior Authorization. Contact your vendor to request Electronic Prior Authorization.
- Aprima Medical Software
- GE Healthcare
- Greenway Health
- Henry Schein Medical Systems
- MD Toolbox
- NextGen Healthcare
- STI Computers