2020 Arkansas Code
Title 23 - Public Utilities and Regulated Industries
Subtitle 3 - Insurance
Chapter 99 - Healthcare Providers
Subchapter 11 - Prior Authorization Transparency Act
§ 23-99-1102. Legislative findings and intent

Universal Citation: AR Code § 23-99-1102 (2020)
  1. (a) The General Assembly finds that:

    1. (1) A physician-patient relationship is paramount and should not be subject to third-party intrusion; and

    2. (2) Prior authorizations can place attempted cost savings ahead of optimal patient care.

  2. (b) The General Assembly intends for this subchapter to:

    1. (1) Ensure that prior authorizations do not hinder patient care or intrude on the practice of medicine; and

    2. (2) Guarantee that prior authorizations include the use of written clinical criteria and reviews by appropriate physicians to secure a fair authorization review process for patients.

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