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Why Do I Need a Prior Authorization for My Medication?

JANUARY 13, 2023
Meagan Pawlak
By Megan Pawlak 2023 PharmD Candidate
Many patients have been to their pharmacy to pick up their medication, only to receive a call or be informed that their medication requires a prior authorization before it can be filled. This article describes why this might happen and explains what to expect if a prior authorization is needed. What is a prior authorization? A prior authorization...
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