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Significant Grant Awarded for Development of Electronic Prior Authorization in Canada
June 23, 2024

Significant Grant Awarded for Development of Electronic Prior Authorization in Canada

GreenShield and OkRx, a technology solutions provider, have been awarded a grant of close to one million dollars from the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Foundation, Scotiabank, and MD Financial Group for the launch of electronic prior authorization (ePA) in Canada, including integration with electronic medical records (EMRs).

Efficiency: Prior Authorization and the Value of an Electronic Claims Process (ePA)
April 24, 2024

Efficiency: Prior Authorization and the Value of an Electronic Claims Process (ePA)

In the last of our six-part series examining prior authorization (PA) in Canada vs. the U.S., we explore what is driving the need for electronic prior authorization (ePA) and how ePA improves the claims process and is more cost effective and efficient than the current manual process.

Simplify Prior Authorization – now on Facebook!
March 06, 2024

Simplify Prior Authorization – now on Facebook!

Follow our new Facebook page, where we will be providing resources and insight into the prior authorization claims process for patients.

Minimizing Disruptions to Continuity of Care
February 26, 2024

Minimizing Disruptions to Continuity of Care

In the fifth of our six-part series examining the prior authorization (PA) process in Canada vs. the U.S. we address the importance of the continuity of patient care.

The Implication of New Changes for Prior Authorization in the U.S.
February 07, 2024

The Implication of New Changes for Prior Authorization in the U.S.

Changes in prior authorization are now coming to the U.S. at the federal level. What does this mean for Canada?

Improving the Road Map to Patient Support Programs and Reimbursement
January 09, 2024

Improving the Road Map to Patient Support Programs and Reimbursement

As a former Oncology Drug Access Navigator (DAN), I understood that my patients needed treatment urgently for their cancer, and they didn’t have time to wait for it […]