Optometrists say they are providing better patient care by using a prior authorization service that facilitates patients receiving insurance coverage of necessary medications.
PARx Solutions’ free support system helps prescribers and their staff process prior authorizations (PAs) without having to call insurance companies and search for forms.
“For a practitioner, prior authorization is a frustrating and burdensome process,” Dan Rubin, PARx Solutions president and CEO said in an interview with Primary Care Optometry News. “We are trying to make sure patients can get the medication best suited to treat their condition. We want to remove hurdles and give doctors power and confidence to write the prescription and have a strong likelihood that patients can get the medicine.”
Harvey Richman, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, a PARx user and private practitioner from Manasquan, N.J., told PCON that this service helps him make better clinical decisions.
“You can request prior authorization in under 3 minutes, which gets medications to patients sooner,” he said.