Definition of pre-authorization
- pre-authorization of credit card purchases
- Hospital leaders expect the new managed care companies to demand pre-authorization for many treatments, which could lead to fewer reimbursements and more hospital staff time devoted to hashing out billing differences.
- —Tony Leys
- Preauthorization requires doctors, like me, to spend time we do not have dealing with insurance companies to get the medicine our patients so desperately need.
- —Chinazo Cunningham