"Relative Value Scales" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Coded listings of physician or other professional services using units that indicate the relative value of the various services they perform. They take into account time, skill, and overhead cost required for each service, but generally do not consider the relative cost-effectiveness. Appropriate conversion factors can be used to translate the abstract units of the relative value scales into dollar fees for each service based on work expended, practice costs, and training costs.
|Relative Value Scales
- Relative Value Scales
- Relative Value Scale
- Scale, Relative Value
- Scales, Relative Value
- Relative-Value Schedules
- Relative Value Schedules
- Relative-Value Schedule
- Schedule, Relative-Value
- Schedules, Relative-Value
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Relative Value Scales" by people in Profiles.
Fang Z, Judelson D, Simons J, Steppacher R, Arous E, Sideman M, Schanzer A, Aiello FA. Vascular Surgeons Are Not Adequately Valued by Traditional Productivity Metrics. Ann Vasc Surg. 2021 May; 73:446-453.
Aiello FA, Judelson DR, Messina LM, Indes J, FitzGerald G, Doucet DR, Simons JP, Schanzer A. A multidisciplinary approach to vascular surgery procedure coding improves coding accuracy, work relative value unit assignment, and reimbursement. J Vasc Surg. 2016 Aug; 64(2):465-470.
McClellan M, Patel K, Sanghavi D. Medicare physician payment reform: will 2014 be the fix for SGR? JAMA. 2014 Feb 19; 311(7):669-70.
Lagu T, Krumholz HM, Dharmarajan K, Partovian C, Kim N, Mody PS, Li SX, Strait KM, Lindenauer PK. Spending more, doing more, or both? An alternative method for quantifying utilization during hospitalizations. J Hosp Med. 2013 Jul; 8(7):373-9.
Bourbonniere M, Mezey M, Mitty EL, Burger S, Bonner A, Bowers B, Burl JB, Carter D, Dimant J, Jerro SA, Reinhard SC, Ter Maat M, Nicholson NR. Expanding the knowledge base of resident and facility outcomes of care delivered by advanced practice nurses in long-term care: expert panel recommendations. Policy Polit Nurs Pract. 2009 Feb; 10(1):64-70.
Goff BA, Muntz HG, Cain JM. Comparison of 1997 Medicare relative value units for gender-specific procedures: is Adam still worth more than Eve? Gynecol Oncol. 1997 Aug; 66(2):313-9.
Goff BA, Muntz HG, Cain JM. Is Adam worth more than Eve? The financial impact of gender bias in the federal reimbursement of gynecological procedures. Gynecol Oncol. 1997 Mar; 64(3):372-7.