Make it easier for patients to get the medications they need

Posted: January 23, 2015

In this Op-ed, Virginia Urology physician Dr. Monahan worked with the Medical Society of Virginia focusing on the increase in prior-authorization required for medications and the interruption in care that is negatively impacting patients. Below is a except and a link to the entire article which is featured in the Richmond Times Dispatch.

Many patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma, ADHD, overactive bladder and enlarged prostate are unaware of prescription prior authorization. Prior authorization is how physicians seek health plan approvals for medications to be covered by a patient’s insurance.

MSV Op-Ed