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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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Form 8655, Reporting Agent Authorization for Magnetic Tape/Electronic Filers, may not be submitted via a DA.
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While the state continues to be exposed to financially-restrictive initiatives, coverage of projected maximum debt service on outstanding series 2000 bonds, the full $500 million authorization for OTIA I and II, and debt service on this first installment of OTIA III bonds from projected fiscal 2005 pledged revenues remains strong at nearly 6x.
Therefore, the Board proposes to the Annual General Meeting a renewal of the authorization of the Board to repurchase Nokia shares, as discussed below.
MEDecision's Transactioning and Automated Authorizations software helps MCOs increase efficiency by combining the organization's business and clinical policies with clinical content creating a standardized set of business rules usable by the entire organization.
Although principal is not repaid until the third authorization period after TEA-21, the maturities are no longer than the series 2002 notes and are comparable in term to the later maturities of other such state programs leveraging federal transportation funds.
A substantial number of the Company's authorizations under PUHCA, including financings by the Company and Allegheny Energy Supply Company, LLC, are conditioned on the Company's common equity ratio meeting 28 percent.
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The total of these repurchase authorizations is consistent with the company's Strategic Plan announced in April 2001.