Streamlining “Prior Authorization” in Medicare Advantage Plans – S. 3018/HR 3173

29 US Senators have written CMS supporting the “Improving Seniors’ Timely Access To Care Act” (S. 3018 and HR 3173) – effort to streamline Medicare Advantage prior authorization. AAHD is one of 300 organizations supporting a coalition endorsing this legislation. Available here are the October 28 Senators letter to CMS, the October 20 coalition statement supporting the legislation, and the May 18 list of supporters, including AAHD: PDF.