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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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authorization

Managed care Formal approval by the gatekeeping arm of a third-party payer for payment of a requested procedure. See Gatekeeper.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Of prior authorizations tracked at the University of Utah, 39.1% were for nonbiologic therapies, 21.6% were for excisions, 16% were for Moh's surgery, 11% were for biologies, and the remainder was for an array of other procedures or therapies.
* Publication 4019, Third Party Authorization, Levels of Authority: Provides a summary chart of various types of authorizations (purpose, how authority is granted, etc.).
Clients need their CPA to have the appropriate authorization to communicate with the IRS on their behalf.
trainers, advisers, intelligence officers and special- ops forces have been in Iraq since August, and delaying an authorization vote until next year would mean that many critical decisions on the conflict already would have been made by the administration without any review or approval by Congress.
The following documents are needed: a passport whose validity does not exceed the validity term of the requested visa with at least six months; an application form, duly competed and signed; documents justifying the purpose and the condition of the travel, i.e., in case of employees, the endorsement of a work authorization application.
In contrast, no standby authorities appear to be triggered automatically by an authorization for the use of force, although the executive branch has argued, with varying success, that the authorization to use force in response to the terrorist attacks of 2001 provided a statutory exception to certain statutory prohibitions.
In addition, those willing to equivocate about identifiers consider that an email address domain authorization provides an indirect method to identify the message source.
* offices will need to obtain written authorization from patients permitting the office to leave messages for them on their personal answering devices
Unlike consents, authorizations must also include a specific description of the information to be used or disclosed.
* Health plans and insurers will not need to obtain additional patient consent to use patient health information for treatment, payment or administration, but will need written authorization to use this information for other purposes.
Under Section 205.10-Preauthorized Transfers, under 10(b) Written Authorization for Preauthorized Transfers from Consumer's Account, paragraph 5.
--Administration: Every authorization model must include an administrative policy regulating the specification of authorizations.