peer review organization

noun
peer re·​view organization | \ ˈpir-ri-ˈvyü- How to pronounce peer review organization (audio) \

Medical Definition of peer review organization

: any of a group of organizations staffed by local practicing physicians that were established by the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 to evaluate the quality, necessity, cost, and adherence to professional standards of medical care provided to Medicare patients as a prerequisite for payment of the medical services by Medicare abbreviation PRO

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