Medicare RBRVS 2013: The Physicians' Guide

Medicare RBRVS 2013: The Physicians' Guide

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Accurately calculate payment schedules. The 22nd edition of this concise, authoritative text provides detailed background information on new 2013 Medicare payment rules and their impact on the physician practice. This reference offers valuable insight and tools needed to understand the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) system. Benefits and Features:

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Accurately calculate payment schedules. The 22nd edition of this concise, authoritative text provides detailed background information on new 2013 Medicare payment rules and their impact on the physician practice. This reference offers valuable insight and tools needed to understand the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) system. Benefits and Features:
• Payment rules and relative values for 2013 CPTr codes — covers new payment rules that take effect in 2013 and explains how they may affect a practice
• Correct payment schedule calculations — with updated payment policies, payment calculations and information on appropriate use of modifiers
• Critical insight into the RBRVS system — detailed background information on the RBRVS system, an in-depth explanation on the key components and operation of the payment system, geographic adjustments, conversion factors and limits on physician charges
• Easy-to-read tabular format — includes all of the elements necessary to calculate the Medicare payment schedule
• Listing of the geographic practice cost indices — provides information for each Medicare payment locality
• Detailed discussion — covers the use of the RBRVS by Medicare and the private sector, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' adoption of the Physician Practice Information Survey Data, and other Practice Expense Methodology changes

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603596824
Publisher:
American Medical Association
Publication date:
03/01/2013
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.50(d)

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