Prior authorization, a requirement that affects 186 million prescriptions per year, was implemented to provide the most appropriate and cost-effective health care services. It is prominent in community, specialty, long term care, mail order, and hospital pharmacy settings. The newly-adopted electronic prior authorization (ePA) standard reduces the burden of the traditional paper or phone-based PA process, improves first-fills, patient adherence and therapeutic outcomes, and prevents prescription abandonment.
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More CE courses from CPE Consultants in Law and Patient Safety:
Federal Law Review for Pharmacy Technicians is worth 1 (one) CE hour. There is a $5 fee for this CE.
Tools to Help Prevent Medication Errors for Pharmacy Technicians is worth 1 (one) CE hour. There is a $5 fee for this CE.
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