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authorization

 [aw″ther-ĭ-za´shun]
permission.
insurance authorization in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting the patient and provider to secure payment for health services or equipment from a third party.

authorisation

Health law
The process whereby Congress (US) establishes a program and recommends a funding level.
 
Informatics
A confirmation of a user’s access level within a network after successful log-in and authentication.
 
Managed care
Formal approval by the gatekeeping arm of a third-party payer for payment of a requested procedure.

authorization

Managed care Formal approval by the gatekeeping arm of a third-party payer for payment of a requested procedure. See Gatekeeper.

au·thor·i·za·tion

(aw'thŏr-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. In health care accounting, guaranteed acceptance of a procedure or therapy and payment thereof by a third-party payer.
2. An agreement or acknowledgement, generally written, from a patient or caregiver that records and documents may be shared among other health care providers.
See also: gatekeeper

au·thor·i·za·tion

(aw'thŏr-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. In dental accounting, guaranteed acceptance of a procedure or therapy and payment thereof by a third-party payer.
2. An agreement or acknowledgement, generally written, from a patient or caregiver that records and documents may be shared among other oral care providers.

authorization,

n a written consent to release protected health information.
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This research deals with the drug approval process in Europe by focussing on the various marketing authorisation procedures, price controls and parallel trading.
But to put EU railways on track for the 21st century, it is necessary to take bold measures: streamline vehicle authorisation procedures, increase investment in infrastructure and boost research and innovation in rail but also open domestic intercity markets to competition and generalise tendering for public service contracts, as proposed in the 4th Railway Package".
As for artificial substances that could be toxic, some of which are used in tiny quantities in the personal care industry--for instance the neurotoxins used in Botox--these will have to be assessed under REACH's authorisation procedures.
New and/or small operators would have to be given better access to rail infrastructure, and complex authorisation procedures for putting trains on tracks would be simplified.
Ministers accepted amendments passed by the European Parliament this June that among other things, insisted in the independence of the EU paediatric committee monitoring children's medicines, and approving special investigation plans into medicines under market authorisation procedures.
A comparative study of the regulations on price-setting mechanisms and authorisation procedures of pharmaceuticals in the different Member States will supply the essential information to get over the obstacles that hamper the free movement of medicines within the European Union and will provide the researcher with skills in the area of international pharmaceutical legislation.
Welcoming the guidelines' approval, EU energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs said: "The new rules will make authorisation procedures easier and attract the necessary investment for cross-border projects of high European interest".