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The granting of access to a document or the ability to conduct an activity. Authorization may be limited to a certain transaction or time period, or it may be unlimited. For example, a potential home buyer may grant a lender authorization to view his/her credit reports.


the granting of permission by a senior manager to a subordinate to undertake a particular task. For example, the chief executive could empower his purchasing officer to buy raw materials and authorize his production manager to buy machinery. The authorization process attempts to make sure that subordinates know the extent of their DELEGATED AUTHORITY.
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Unfortunately, with the retirement of the online Disclosure Authorization product in 2013 (which allowed practitioners to file Forms 2848 and 8821 electronically), mailing or faxing these forms are the only filing options.
The CAF authorization rules: The IRS CAF webpage (available at tinyurl.
Protections promised by these authorization schemes assume the recipient is able to clearly see the email address and that removal of unauthorized messages will be effective at thwarting phishing attempts.
Despite this clear rule, there have been widespread complaints that Medicare health plans have demanded prior authorization for antiretrovirals.
Standard Health Care Transaction and Code Set: by standardizing data content, codes and electronic formats, all health plans will be required to accept these standard electronic claims, referral authorizations and other transactions.
If the consumer indicates use of a credit card account when in fact a debit card is being used, the payee does not violate the requirement to obtain a written authorization if the failure to obtain written authorization was not intentional and resulted from a bona fide error, and if the payee maintains procedures reasonably adapted to avoid any such error.
Administration: Every authorization model must include an administrative policy regulating the specification of authorizations.
A job applicant who signs a release authorization thereby invites the disclosure of personnel information by former employers ".
Telephone-based authorization systems can be a terrible bottleneck and frustration for both members and providers if there are not enough telephone lines and nurses to handle incoming calls.
state-issued driver's license with photo, school registration card with photo); and one for work authorization (e.
Vendor-neutral and access network agnostic, Bridgewater Systems' comprehensive policy management portfolio features: network access control products including authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) and dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) systems; entitlement control products to manage subscriber access to applications and network resources; and robust subscriber management via a centralized policy and profile repository solution.
The union submitted the majority of union authorization cards in March 2004, and that's the proper procedure for gaining union recognition,'' said Gary Guthman, SEIU organizer.

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