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Opinion: One form, faster prescriptions, better healthcare

Detroit Free Press, March 18, 2013

The time patients spend in waiting rooms at their physician's office may soon be shorter, because the wait for one simple, commonsense health care reform in Michigan may soon be over. Michigan lawmakers are considering legislation that would eliminate redundant prior authorization forms for prescribing certain drugs. These forms create a significant administrative burden that delays patient care, increases patient wait times, and limits the amount of time Michigan physicians and their staffs can spend directly with patients addressing their health needs.