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Table 4 Cost by prior authorization

From: Practice characteristics and prior authorization costs: secondary analysis of data collected by SALT-Net in 9 central New York primary care practices

Pre-cer EF count Time (minutes) Average time (minutes) Estimated cost ($) Cost (%)
Medical equip 3 55 18.3 62 1.7
Medication 156 2,433 15.6 1648 45.7
Not recorded 3 40 13.3 19 0.5
Nursing 12 170 14.2 69 1.9
OT/PT 55 374 6.8 137 3.8
Procedure 15 292 19.5 113 3.2
Radiology 191 3,120 16.3 1555 43.2