insurance authorization


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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.

insurance authorization

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as assisting the patient and provider to secure payment for health services or equipment from a third party. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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