The mandated, payer-directed prior authorization of diagnostic imaging and medications is one of the greatest barriers to patient access in today’s cardiovascular practice landscape.

In order to establish trends of inappropriate prior authorization decisions, the College is collecting data on disputed prior authorization requests. The tools below collect information from the pre-authorization requestor on the insurance company, prior authorization vendor, procedure requested, reason for denial and de-identified patient indications.

Complete the Cardiac Procedures Prior Authorization Reporting Tool

Complete the PCSK9 Prior Authorization Reporting Tool