resource-based relative value scale


re·​source-based rel·​a·​tive val·​ue scale ˈrē-ˌsō(ə)rs-ˈbāst-ˈrel-ət-iv-ˈval-(ˌ)yü- How to pronounce resource-based relative value scale (audio)
: 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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“Resource-based relative value scale.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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