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Electronic Prior Authorization Program to Help Patients Get Faster Access to Prescription Medication
Date:5/1/2009

king this online, we reduce many of the hassles and headaches associated with the process and ensure that patients are getting access to the appropriate medications faster," said Dr. Terence Shea, Director of Pharmacy Services, Blue Cross BlueShield of Tennessee.

"We continue to seek ways to be more efficient in order that our members get the care they need quickly while we ensure that it is medically appropriate and electronic prior authorizations meet both of those important goals," said Richard Popiel, Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Horizon BCBSNJ.

This pilot builds on what was learned from a 2006 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) pilot in which iScribe, Caremark and Horizon BCBSNJ participated to test electronic prescribing standards, including ePA standards. This new program is among the first in the nation to target widespread use of an ePA product in order to understand the true impact on the prescribing process.

Utilizing the iScribe portal, a clinician will send an ePA request detailing the coverage criteria to a patient's health insurer. The physician will receive an instant response on iScribe, which makes prior authorization a quick, easy and integrated process. On the backend, the pilot uses functionality built by Surescripts as part of the 2006 ePA program to transmit ePA requests between the provider and the CVS Caremark prior authorization team.

"We are excited to offer electronic prior authorizations to physicians who already prescribe electronically, but also to any physician who has access to the Internet and wants to be more efficient for their patients," said Peggy Johnson, Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer, Horizon BCBSNJ.

"CVS Caremark understands the opportunities that innovations such as electronic prior authorization provide to prescribers and patients looking
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