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Electronic medical concept Electronic prior authorization is the automated process of exchanging patient health and medication information required to help the patient’s prescription coverage plan make a coverage determination, according to the report. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Implementation of electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions is increasing, as more states are adopting ePA language, more legislation is being proposed and electronic health record (EHR) systems are moving the needle forward on enabling solutions, according to CoverMyMeds’ 2018 ePA National Adoption Scorecard.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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