Activity ID



May 29, 2024

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: American Medical Association

Description of CME Course

Learn about how you can start using electronic prior authorization, or ePA, and what the AMA is doing to help at

1. This activity is hosted on the AMA Ed Hub.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

At the end of this activity, you will be able to:
1. List problems associated with the current prior authorization (PA) process
2. Identify who is burdened by the current PA process
3. Describe how pharmacy electronic prior authorization (ePA) is different from current PA processes
4. Identify at least three advantages of ePA over the current PA process
5. Describe how to get started with ePA


Health Care Economics, Insurance, Payment


Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Systems-based Practice

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Physician Well-being activity

Efficiencies in Medical Practice

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