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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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Unfortunately, with the retirement of the online Disclosure Authorization product in 2013 (which allowed practitioners to file Forms 2848 and 8821 electronically), mailing or faxing these forms are the only filing options.
Protections promised by these authorization schemes assume the recipient is able to clearly see the email address and that removal of unauthorized messages will be effective at thwarting phishing attempts.
Despite this clear rule, there have been widespread complaints that Medicare health plans have demanded prior authorization for antiretrovirals.
If the DPS Officer permits the registered guest(s) to participate in the AAACE Program, the DPS Officer only will complete and issue the registered guest(s) an AAACE Authorization Form to permit the individual name on it to proceed through only the Terminal D22 security screening checkpoint and cannot be used at any other screening checkpoints.
While this initiative standardizes the authorization interface globally, it also provides a consistent approach for managing local customization of transaction rules.
offices will need to obtain written authorization from patients permitting the office to leave messages for them on their personal answering devices
Health plans and insurers will not need to obtain additional patient consent to use patient health information for treatment, payment or administration, but will need written authorization to use this information for other purposes.
The final rule provides guidance on Regulation E coverage of electronic check conversion transactions and computer-initiated bill payments; authorization of recurring debits from a consumer's account; telephone-initiated transfer; and other issues.
This new authorization clearly makes residential conversions more attractive and profitable.
Specifically, this article examines whether an applicant's authorization to release personnel information affords immunity from defamation liability for former employers who disclose such information to a law enforcement organization.
It is necessary to have a function of the health plan designed to help members use the plan well, because the plan restricts their access to physicians and other health care services and requires authorization of services.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- In a special Board of Directors meeting, El Paso Natural Gas Company (NYSE: EPG) received authorization to repurchase an additional 3,500,000 shares of its common stock from time to time in the open market.

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