Prior Authorizations for Medications

PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

Prior Authorizations for Medications

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports alternatives to prior authorization programs, which have a detrimental effect on the health of patients; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports legislation that prohibits prior authorization programs for prescription drugs that unduly restrict a patient’s timely access to those prescribed drugs.

(Resolution 12-2001, adopted as amended 11/11/01)
(revised, Report R-2007, Item 3-47, adopted 10/21/2007)
(reaffirmed, Report F-2012, Item 3-21, adopted 10/27/2012)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 91, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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