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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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The new legislative act simplifies the authorisation procedure for food additives by allowing the Commission to modify the positive European list for food additives in the framework of a committee regulatory procedure with the favourable opinion of member states and under the Parliament's right of scrutiny.
This directive sets up a regulatory framework for the technical harmonisation of railways in Europe and eliminates technical and administrative obstacles, in particular by establishing common authorisation procedures for putting railway equipment into service.
Welcoming the guidelines' approval, EU energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs said: "The new rules will make authorisation procedures easier and attract the necessary investment for cross-border projects of high European interest".
According to UNIFE, the association representing manufacturers of railway materials and equipment (Alstom, Bombardier, etc), the current situation is quite simply "unacceptable" - with authorisation procedures that can last for two years per country and cost up to 6 million.
Authorisation procedures will be simplified, which should give companies incentive to develop safer products and allow new biocides to be brought to market more quickly than at present.
THE EUROPEAN Parliament environment committee is pushing for food businesses to be freed of tough authorisation procedures for health claims proposed by the European Commission, where they do not involve protecting consumers against illness.
In terms of content, the new regulation supplements product authorisation procedures by introducing the possibility to register certain groups of products at EU level: an initial set of active substances may therefore benefit from this procedure in 2013 and the majority of biocides from 2020.
THE EUROPEAN Parliament environment committee has pushed for food businesses to be freed of tough authorisation procedures for health claims proposed by the European Commission, where they do not involve protecting consumers against illness.
The European Commission's Energy Directorate-General has published a call for tenders for a contract to provide a study on environmental, technical and other aspects of authorisation procedures for trans-European projects in the energy sector.
There have been numerous complaints about the length and allegedly arbitrary nature of national authorisation procedures.