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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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Tip: If a client has an urgent issue and the practitioner does not have time to wait for the authorization to be recorded at the CAF unit, the practitioner may call the IRS and scan and fax the authorization form to the agent who takes the call.
7, Processing Third Party Authorizations Onto the Centralized Authorization File: This IRM section applies to IRS employees responsible for performing CAF account work, but the information may also be useful to tax practitioners to understand the IRS's procedures.
Additionally, in some non-English speaking regions, use of Puny-Code domain names virtually prohibits reliance upon any visual recognition of an email address, making these authorization schemes truly English centric.
It is unconscionable to use prior authorization to create paperwork obstacles in order to avoid paying for people's medicines--or to drive expensive patients out of the plan.
If the consumer indicates use of a credit card account when in fact a debit card is being used, the payee does not violate the requirement to obtain a written authorization if the failure to obtain written authorization was not intentional and resulted from a bona fide error, and if the payee maintains procedures reasonably adapted to avoid any such error.
Administration: Every authorization model must include an administrative policy regulating the specification of authorizations.
A job applicant who signs a release authorization thereby invites the disclosure of personnel information by former employers ".
Telephone-based authorization systems can be a terrible bottleneck and frustration for both members and providers if there are not enough telephone lines and nurses to handle incoming calls.
For example, through IRCA, undocumented workers who qualified under the amnesty program were granted work authorization.
Tax advisers who e-file any combination of five or more accepted individual and business tax returns in a calendar year can now use three e-services products: disclosure authorization (DA), electronic account resolution (EAR) and transcript delivery (TDS).
A major problem for patients and providers has existed since establishment of peer review and authorization agency medical necessity guide lines, because Physicians and patients who receive denial of proposed procedures and tests on the basis of so called "medical necessity" presume that the authorization agency considers the proposed procedure or test to be medically unnecessary, meaning of no health value to the patient.
The agent authorization allows the RC to act as a limited agent for the foreign related party with respect to the issuance of a summons under Secs.

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