This means securing the awarding agency's permission in advance to incur cost for those items that are designated as requiring prior approval by the Circular A-122. Generally this permission will be in writing.
An authorization for the delivery of services that must be obtained prior to the delivery of those services. Commonly used i n the Medicaid progr am and managed care plans. See Medicaid, managed care, and utilization review. Also called prospective review or re-approval.
Written documentation of permission to alter any aspect of a funded project; includes programmatic and financial changes; may be obtained within grantee organization or from grantor depending upon the case in point and grantor policy.