Utilization Review Utilization Management


Definition of "Utilization review (utilization management)"

Integral part of managed care health plans designed to control and limit medical expenses. This review includes: requirement of certification for admission to a health care facility; continuous analysis of the reasons for the patient to remain in the health care facility; projected date for release of the patient; and cost-effective ways of handling patients with catastrophic illnesses.



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