Jan. 21-24, 2020
Prior authorization costs on the rise for docs Jan. 23, 2020
Costs of prior authorizations are increasing for physicians' practices at an "alarming" rate. According to Fierce Healthcare, the cost to manually generate a request to insurers went up by 60% in 2019. The PAFP remains committed to prior authorization reform, PAFP members' top legislative priority. Check out the PAFP's state legislative agenda for updates on this important issue.
PAFP online store now open for limited time Jan. 22, 2020
Use your remaining membership reward points to save 10% on your next PAFP apparel purchase! You must contact Lindsey Killian to verify your current point balance and she will provide you with
a promo code to save on your purchase. The online store is available now through Feb. 14. Step-by-step directions are available online to help with your purchase.
ACA reduced disparities in Pa. care: report Jan. 21, 2020
The Affordable Care Act dramatically reduced disparities in health care among black and Hispanic adults in Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the 9.9 percentage-point gap between the uninsured rate among white adults and black adults narrowed to 5.8 between 2013 and 2018; the gap between white and Hispanic adults closed from 25.7 percentage points to 16.3.