pre authorizations

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UnitedHealth hysterectomy decision pits payers against providers

UnitedHealth's recent decision to require doctors to get prior authorization before performing most inpatient hysterectomies has sparked a debate about whether insurers or doctors know patients better.

Highmark requires pre-authorization for therapy, chiropractic services

Highmark hopes to prevent unnecessary medical use and, therefore, help reduce costs by requiring prior authorization for certain therapy services and chiropractic visits.