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resource-based relative value scale

noun re·source-based rel·a·tive val·ue scale \ ˈrē-ˌsō(ə)rs-ˈbāst-ˈrel-ət-iv-ˈval-(ˌ)yü- \

medical Definition of resource-based relative value scale

:a system of payments to physicians for treating Medicare patients that takes into account the work done by the physicians, malpractice insurance, and practice expenses including staff salaries, overhead, supplies, and equipment abbreviation RBRVS

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