According to a survey done by ASTRO (American Society for Radiation Oncology) stated radiology Prior authorization has a negative impact on patients as well as a clinical treatment. The survey stated: Patient’s viewpoints:
- Nearly 62% of physicians stated most denial which they received from prior authorization review is overturned on appeal.
- 3 out of 10 physicians have been focused to change their treatment due to prior authorization delay.
- 7 out of 10 physicians stated patients complaining and expressing concern about the delayed caused by prior authorization.
This survey by ASTRO proves that delay in the prior authorization process can not only lead to a change of treatment but also unnecessary stress as well as life-threatening risk. In fact, prior authorization delay can increase the risk of death by 1.2% – 3.2%. Though the whole purpose of prior authorization is for the patient’s benefit but the delay caused in the process is the matter of great concern. Along with the delayed, regular follow-up and keeping up with the regulation related to prior authorization is way too much of headache for healthcare providers. This is why now day’s healthcare providers are outsourcing their prior authorization services. Finding the right outsourcing organization for your radiology prior authorization is a question.
Sunknowledge service Inc is the right answer to all your prior authorization process. A 100% HIPAA compliant organization with specialized section known as ‘PriorAuth Online’ can help you with a faster effective authorization solution. With a 100% prior authorization submission on the same and increase in the rate of prior authorization by 1.5-2x is Sunknowledge has created a name in the healthcare industry.
Other advantages of Sunknowledge:
- 99.9% accuracy rate
- Customized reporting according to clients protocol
- No cost dedicated account manager 24*7 for your entire prior authorization problem
- Standalone/end to end service with no binding contract
Apart from prior authorization Sunknowledge also provides
- Rx Order Entry
- Patient demographics & insurance entry
- Product Code/Rx & Dx Entry
- Eligibility verification/Authorization
- Collection of complete Rx
- Collection of documents for Auth approval
- Rejection/denial management
- A/R Follow-up
So get tailored customized solution from Sunknowledge experts for your radiology prior authorization problem and experience seamless cash flow. For more information call Sunknowledge expert over a ‘no commitment call’.