AAPC Physician Services’ Vice President of Business Development Dixon Davis, MBA, MHSA, recently presented a podcast for Practice Options, in which he explained relative value units (RVUs) and highlighted several considerations for their use. “An RVU is a value that’s assigned by CMS to each CPT code, and represents the cost for providing a service,” ...
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Jul 1st, 2011
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed revisions to the work relative value units (RVUs) for 290 CPT® codes to be enacted with adoption of the 2012 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (Jan. 1, 2012). By law, CMS must review RVUs no less often than every five years. CMS’ recommendations following the most ...