overutilization


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overutilization

(ˌəʊvəˌjuːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

overutilisation

n
unsustainable use
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Noun1.overutilization - exploitation to the point of diminishing returns
exploitation, development - the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; "the development of Alaskan resources"; "the exploitation of copper deposits"
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overutilization

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Minnesota Oncology will be responsible for ensuring continued alignment with evidence-based best practices and, as a result, will no longer be required to secure prior authorization from Blue Cross for coverage of selected services that are typically associated with high rates of overutilization.
The state audit office confirmed the existence of ghost patients, overutilization of claims and 'upcasing,' which happens when a hospital charges PhilHealth, say, for pneumonia even if the patient only had common cold.
Although the degree of overutilization of the economy's productive capacity exceeded that in the same quarter of 2018, it remained well below levels seen in 2015 and 2016.
The said policy requires hospitals to submit the Claim Form 4 that enables the agency to detect irregular practices such as overutilization or underutilization of services; unnecessary use of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and interventions; irrational medication and prescriptions; fraudulent, false or incorrect information; gross or unjustified deviations from currently accepted standards of practice and/or treatment protocols; inappropriate referral practices; use of fake, adulterated, misbranded or unregistered drugs; among others.
Overutilization of proton-pump inhibitors: what the clinician needs to know.
Although habitat loss and overutilization have been pinpointed as the main motivators of Amphibians declines (e.g.
The reduction was due to the overutilization of medical assistance funds, which has reached over P4 billion as of July 2018.
Moreover, researchers have argued that one of the rationales for subjecting home ventilators to competitive bidding -- concerns about overutilization -- is largely unfounded as the recent rise in usage is owed far more to technological and clinical advancements than fraudulent overutilization.
He also noted that sometimes there is overutilization of diagnostic services with APRNs and PAs, and while costs may be saved by paying for those clinicians at less than the rate of physicians, the overutilization of other services by them could end up offsetting the savings.
And it's expensive because there's an epidemic of unnecessary health care overutilization.
Cortical functioning deficits in patients with I-PD have several pathological factors such as increased levels of [11C](R)-PK11195 in cortical/ subcortical regions, susceptibility of cortical/subcortical grays due to development of proteinaceous inclusion bodies starting from brain stem bulging to cerebral cortex weakening limbic, autonomic and motor systems, constant presence of neurotoxin as nigral Glutathione transferase activity and total glutathione deficiency as a result of overutilization in response to oxidative stress, loss of corticocortical projection neurons in motor cortex, and dopamine loss.2-5
Overutilization could result in serious faults or unnecessary expenses, especially if maintenance is neglected.