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What does PA stand for?

PA stands for Prior Authorization (Pharmacy Benefits)

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2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Information Designs (HID) announced today that it has been awarded Health Utilization Management (HUM) Accreditation for its Prior Authorization Services by URAC, a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry.
Meanwhile, state lawmakers nationwide are discussing such steps as reduction in Medicaid pharmacy payments, cuts in dispensing fees, brand-drug limits, prescription limits, preferred drug lists (PDLs)*, state maximum allowable costs, generic substitution, prior authorization and assisted-living-related medication management, among others.
In response, AHF this week began sending letters asking leaders of state government programs and private insurers to place the potentially cost-prohibitive AIDS drug on prior authorization status once it has been FDA-approved and comes to market in order, "Oensure access for people with HIV/AIDS to these safety net programs.