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adjudicate

(ă-jood′ĭ-kāt″) [L. adjudicare, to award a judgment, judge]
To issue or make a judgment in a court of law, e.g., regarding malpractice.
adjudication (-jood″ĭ-kā′shŏn) adjudicator (-jood′ĭ-kāt″ŏr)

adjudicate (əjōō´dikāt´),

v the final step in dental peer review at which the dental peer review committee renders a formal, nonlegal decision on a case.
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PharMerica also provides mail order home delivery pharmacy services to workers' compensation patients and the catastrophically ill, and electronically adjudicates workers' compensation prescription claims from pharmacies on behalf of commercial insurance carriers.
These include assessing the manner in which Delta adjudicates and pays claims, and developing special utilization studies for the state of California.