peer review organization
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Related to peer review organization: Professional Review Organization
peer review organizationProfessional review organization, qualilty improvement organization Managed care An independent or sponsored group of physicians or other appropriate peers–eg, allied health professionals who conduct pre-admission, continued stay, services reviews, for Medicare Pts by Medicare approved hospitals or physicians; PROs also review activities and records of particular health provider, institutions or groups. See Peer review.
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