Legal Landscape of Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA) and Its Effect on Patients and Prescribers - WEB-CMEZ334

Legal Landscape of Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA) and Its Effect on Patients and Prescribers

by Kim Diehl-Boyd, NSC and Ryan Tarzy, BA and Ryan Druseikis, BS and Jordan Hilsher, CAHIMS
WEB-CMEZ334
(4.4 / 75 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Medicine (1.00 Credits)
Physician (1.00 Credits)

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Summary:

The goal of this presentation is to discuss ePA mandates, points of access to ePA, the role of plans, and the effect of ePA solutions on patient care and outcomes. Upon completion of the webinar, participants will be able to explain the electronic prescription drug prior authorization process and recall named standards, identify states that have legislation surrounding electronic submission of PA requests, describe requirements of various PA legislation, identify access points to ePA solutions and the effect of ePA legislation on prior authorization process, discuss the current state of ePA availability and adoption re: different factors, and explain prior authorization workflow to patients/caregivers.

Objectives:

The goal of this presentation is to discuss ePA mandates, points of access to ePA, the role of plans, and the effect of ePA solutions on patient care and outcomes. Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:
  • Explain the ePA process and recall named standards for prescription medications
  • Identify states that have legislation surrounding electronic submission of prior authorization (PA) requests
  • Describe requirements of various PA-related legislation
  • Identify access points to ePA solutions and the effect of ePA legislation on the PA process
  • Discuss the current state of ePA availability and adoption
  • Explain the workflow to patients/caregivers
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and physicians.
 
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Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by OnCourse Learning and CoverMyMeds. OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Medicine, Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine, and Florida Physician Assistants (provider # 50-1489).
 
Physician Continuing Education Credit
 
OnCourse Learning designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Physician Assistant Continuing Education Credit
 
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hour of Category I credit for completing this program.
 
Disclosures
 
There is no commercial support provided for this online educational activity.

Course Originally Released on: 10/6/2017
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/6/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 10/6/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Carl N - Milton, GA  ·  Dec 30, 2018
I can read a lot faster than I can watch
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Annette C V - Chicago, IL  ·  Dec 16, 2018
great explanation on the evolution of ePA
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John K - Singer Island, FL  ·  Nov 09, 2018
Very informative, up to date and comprehensive
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melissa a - Summerfield, FL  ·  Nov 02, 2018
nothing in particular in regards to the course
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Robert K - Chicago, IL  ·  Sep 04, 2018
good timely informative well done
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