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Gold Carding and Payers: What To Know

Analysis  |  By Marie DeFreitas  
   February 22, 2024

Gold Carding is expanding across the country with several states already implementing the legislature in some way.

The states are fighting back against prior authorization woes. In Janaury, the Biden adminstration announced new rules to help streamline the PA process, but states are taking it even further with Gold Carding legislation. Studies have shown that prior authorization has been a big pain point for health systems, and is contributing to things like worker burnout and higher costs. 

Check out the infographic below to see how prior authorization delays and denials are affecting health systems, as well as what this legislation means for payers. 

Marie DeFreitas is an associate content specialist at HealthLeaders.

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