Am agency's decision not to release any part of a record or records in response to a FOIA request because all the information in the requested records is determined by the agency to be exempt under one or more of the FOIA's exemptions, or for some procedural reason.
A notice received following a request for pre-certification/prior authorization from a third party payer. The notice reflects the reviewers findings that the equipment prescribed is either/or found to be not medically necessary, or not covered by the policy. The reason for the denial is stated within the documentation, and is sometimes successfully reversed through an appeal process.
A process by which the agency or organization informs the requesting party that the service or device requested will not be provided.