Prior Authorizations from the Insurance Company Perspective
Douglas Leavengood, MD, FACAAI, was in private practice for more than 30 years – until Cigna Healthcare offered him the position of Medical Director of Allergy/Immunology. One of his new responsibilities is reviewing prior authorization appeal requests, and in this presentation, he provides recommendations for filing successful prior authorizations and offers perspective on prior authorizations from the insurance company point of view.
Douglas Leavengood, MD, FACAAI, spent more than 30 years practicing allergy/immunology. In January of 2016, he accepted the position of Medical Director of Allergy/Immunology with Cigna Healthcare. He works with utilization and prior authorizations and has been closely involved refining coverage positions which impact allergy/immunology.