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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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Publication 4019, Third Party Authorization, Levels of Authority: Provides a summary chart of various types of authorizations (purpose, how authority is granted, etc.
Publication 4019, Third Party Authorization, Levels of Authority: This publication provides a nice summary chart of various types of authorizations (purpose, how authority is granted, etc.
Guided by self-interests, an email address authorization scheme is claimed to be an essential element needed to curtail abuse and thus protect recipients.
offices will need to obtain written authorization from patients permitting the office to leave messages for them on their personal answering devices
Authorization occurs where the consumer has received notice that a fee imposed for returned checks will be debited electronically from the consumer's account.
Possibility of delegation and control retainment: Decentralized policies allow the creator of an object to delegate the privilege of specifying authorizations on the object to others.
What is the legal significance of requiring an applicant for employment to sign an authorization for the release of personnel information?
The authorization process is used to review clinical plans for medical necessity, according to guidelines accepted by the plan; to channel care to the most appropriate locations, which often means outpatient treatment for services previously performed in hospitals; to provide timely alerts that patients are approved and scheduled for services that will require concurrent review; and to help the financial department of the health plan anticipate incurred but not reported claims.
Swiss Post is adapting its services relating to powers of attorney: It is introducing the free-of-charge single authorization on 16 September 2013.
Again, a tax adviser should use a DA to submit form 2848; form 8655 authorizations cannot be used to access TDS.