H.R. 3173: Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2021

CBO Score

$16.25 billion

Date of Report

Wed September 14th, 2022

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish requirements with respect to the use of prior authorization under Medicare Advantage plans, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Suzan DelBene — D — WA

Establishes several requirements and standards relating to prior authorization processes under Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. Specifically, MA plans must (1) establish an electronic prior authorization program that meets specified standards, including the ability to provide real-time decisions in response to requests for items and services that are routinely approved; (2) annually publish specified prior authorization information,...

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