It’s just “one more layer of bureaucracy,” says a disgruntled doctor.
“Unfortunately, far too many patients today receive care that’s not evidence-based.”
Among perhaps a handful of candidates marking insurance-linked subject matter that drives doctors in Oklahoma and nationally to veritable distraction, so-called “prior authorization” likely tops the list.
You’re a prudent person who has been around the proverbial block once or twice with insurers, so you take care to follow through carefully on formal rules and processes relevant to approval before getting an advised surgery.
Physician Michael Kirsch’s recent opinion letter to a national health publication seeks to make an immediate and starkly clear point. In communicating his views, the doctor is both candid and uncompromising.
When you are facing daunt challenges linked with a cancer diagnosis, you obviously want to deal with that trial absent the need to waste precious energy on additional matters.
If you see the surname “Kennedy” attached to a story with a political bent, you likely conjure up an image or two, don’t you?
A cancer survivor underscores in a recent article a truth that is deeply acknowledged by legions of individuals across the country fighting potentially deadly illnesses. She simply notes that they “don’t have the luxury of time or the energy to play insurers’ games.”
The United States has inspired both global awe and envy over the centuries of its existence, owing to its many protected freedoms and opportunities. People from countries across the world have looked at America as a bastion of hope and enduring upsides, across multiple dimensions.
Many readers of our Oklahoma pro-claimants’ insurance law blog perhaps see stories occasionally that spotlight insured parties’ policy wins linked with the intervention of a media source.