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Why It’s Time to Change the Prior Authorization Process

By: Denise Balch & Radiyyah Karodia

Medical technology and digitization have revolutionized healthcare in Canada and around the world, creating new opportunities and solutions for patients, healthcare providers, and practitioners, including electronic prior authorization for specialty drugs to expediate the prior authorization process.

Why Simplifying Prior Authorization Makes Sense

By: Denise Balch & Sarah Lussier

Simplify Prior Authorization (SPA) is an initiative that was created following the release of the white paper on Private Payer Prior Authorization in Canada in November 2020 by Connex Health and the Pangaea Group. The paper outlined challenges and opportunities of the current prescription drug prior authorization (PA) experience.