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Specialty Drugs and Prior Authorization: Challenges and Solutions – Summer Webinar 2022
July 26, 2022

Specialty Drugs and Prior Authorization: Challenges and Solutions – Summer Webinar 2022

On June 22, 2022, the Simplify Prior Authorization (SPA) initiative hosted the third 2022 webinar, this time with insurers, pharmacy benefit managers, and patient support programs as our target audience.

Challenges and New Solutions in the Prior Authorization Landscape
June 02, 2022

Challenges and New Solutions in the Prior Authorization Landscape

Blog On April 19th and May 3rd, 2022, the Simplify Prior Authorization (SPA) initiative hosted webinars for patient groups and advisors/plan sponsors

Addressing the Backlog of Cancer Patients
October 20, 2021

Addressing the Backlog of Cancer Patients

Blog Can Prior Authorization Help Improve the Backlog of Cancer Patients Created by the Pandemic?Canadians with cancer have been experiencing longer times

Working Towards New Solutions in Prior Authorization
September 02, 2021

Working Towards New Solutions in Prior Authorization

Blog Did you follow the Simplify Prior Authorization (SPA) initiative in the first half of 2021 after the release of the white paper on

Prior Authorization – The Future for Insurers and Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs)
June 19, 2021

Prior Authorization – The Future for Insurers and Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs)

Blog In previous SPA blogs and podcasts, we have addressed patient and physician perspectives on the current group benefit private PA process, sometimes called

Prior Authorization and the Impact on Physicians
February 22, 2021

Prior Authorization and the Impact on Physicians

Blog During research for the Simplify Prior Authorization (SPA) white paper in 2020, we learned how the prior authorization (PA) workflow process