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Professional Review Organizations MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Professional Review Organizations
Tree Number(s)
N04.761.673
N05.700.675
Unique ID
D011366
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011366
Scope Note
Organizations representing designated geographic areas which have contracts under the PRO program to review the medical necessity, appropriateness, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care received by Medicare beneficiaries. Peer Review Improvement Act, PL 97-248, 1982.
Entry Version
PROFESSIONAL REV ORGAN
Entry Term(s)
Organizations, Peer Review
Organizations, Professional Review
PRO Professional Review Organizations
PSRO
Peer Review Organizations
Professional Standards Review Organizations
Review Organizations, Professional
Utilization and Quality Control Peer Review Organizations
Public MeSH Note
86; was PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS REVIEW ORGANIZATIONS 1974-85
Online Note
use PROFESSIONAL REVIEW ORGANIZATIONS to search PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS REVIEW ORGANIZATIONS 1974-85 & PSRO 1973 (as Prov)
History Note
86; was PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS REVIEW ORGANIZATIONS 1974-85, was PSRO 1973 (Prov)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1994/05/05
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