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authorization

The right or permission to use a system resource; the process of granting access. See access control.
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RelayHealth Financials pre-authorization verification eliminates the manual processes, including time-consuming phone calls and searches of health plan portals, to determine both whether an authorization is required and if it has been obtained.
Authorizations also expire with the taxpayer's death (proof of death is required).
However, other types of IRS authorizations have practical uses.
However such authorizations may be open-ended (allowing any signature or the lack of a signature) out of necessity or poorly protected by providers within shared environments.
Covered Entities: those who must comply with HIPAA are health plans, healthcare clearinghouses (third party insurance), software vendors and healthcare providers (including pharmacies) who conduct certain financial and administrative transactions electronically, such as eligibility, referral authorizations and claims.
The similarly authenticated standard permits signed, written authorizations to be provided electronically.
Support for positive and negative authorizations: Positive authorizations state those accesses that are to be allowed; negative authorizations state accesses to be denied.