Cutting Prior Authorization Delays With the ‘Gold Card’ Act

Lengthy prior authorization processes delay care for patients and contribute to physician burnout. Using Texas as a case study, this episode explains how solutions like the federal version of the state’s GOLD Card law would streamline approvals for medically necessary care as well as make insurance requirements more electronic and transparent.

More on AAOS’ prior authorization advocacy efforts can be found here.

You can listen to the previous podcast episode on prior authorization here

Learn more about 2023 Orthopaedic Advocacy Week here.

Adam Bruggeman, MD, FAAOS, FAOrthA, Chair, AAOS Advocacy Council

Christine Kean, COO, The San Antonio Orthopaedic Group





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