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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.
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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.
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 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.
Marketing authorisation procedures for rolling stock manufacturers and safety certification ones for operators should become faster and less burdensome for both, since the European Railway Agency (ERA) will be empowered to issue market authorisations and safety certifications.
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.
This is particularly so for revision of states' authorisation procedures, an aspect on which Parliament is expected to be an ally for the Commission in the face of likely reluctance by the Council.
French practice aimed at the protection of national interests "creates uncertainty for investors" over the terms on which shares in Elf can be acquired, said the Commission on July 28, when it announced its decision.The Commission spelled out its philosophy on such restrictions in its 1997 Communication on legal aspects of intra-EU investment: authorisation procedures such as for investment in privatised companies must be non-discriminatory, and justified by "imperative requirements in the general interest"; they must also be suitable for their objective, and must not go beyond what is needed to attain it.
Some have concerns about a possible weakening of environmental protection through simplified authorisation procedures for substances listed in Annex I (authorised active substances).
The agreement should save European and Canadian businesses several million euro a year, since it aims to simplify and shorten authorisation procedures, and will also introduce the mutual recognition of certifications.