Relative Value Scales

Known as: Scale, Relative Value, Schedules, Relative-Value, Relative Value Scale 
Coded listings of physician or other professional services using units that indicate the relative value of the various services they perform. They… (More)
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2007
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2007
A large, widening gap exists between the incomes of primary care physicians and those of many specialists. This disparity is… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECTIVE This single-center study tested the hypothesis that preoperative risk factors and surgical complexity predict more… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND The ambulatory care for children with diabetes mellitus (DM) within an endocrinology specialty practice typically… (More)
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2002
2002
The initial article in this series (Volume 17, No. 5: 225-228) discussed relative value unit (RVU) basics and touched on some of… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND To determine the validity of the newly assigned work relative value unit (RVU) scale for surgical procedures for… (More)
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1992
1992
On January 1, 1992, the Health Care Financing Administration implemented the 1989 legislation reforming the Medicare payment… (More)
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1991
1991
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND--There is a general perception that procedural medical services are reimbursed at an inappropriately… (More)
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1988
1988
This article presents the overall results of the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) study. We present resource-based… (More)
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1987
1987
Many conceptual issues underlie the current policy debate over how to reform the fee-for-service method of paying physicians… (More)
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1985
1985
A key element in the construction of a physician fee schedule is the underlying relative value scale (RVS). The focus in this… (More)
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