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March 13, 2023

AMIA commends CMS for taking steps to address the workflow burden of prior authorization and the significant barriers and delays that it imposes on medical practice. Most importantly, prior authorization impedes timely patient access to needed care and in some cases, results in denial of appropriate care altogether. We believe the provisions of this proposed rule are an important step to improve health care delivery for patients and providers alike and offer the following comments for the Agency’s consideration.