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Trench Stories I (or, “Harnessing Mom Power”)

Over the next few days, I’m going to post a sampling of stories of the things I’ve seen from our clients just this week regarding insurance negotiations. As so perfectly put by Dr. Rogu in a recent comment, awake sleeping giants! Identifying information has been removed. So, from client #1: …after review and some quick …

2007 RVU Tool

I’m looking for some volunteers to test out our new 2007 RVU Calculation Tool. I have links to 2003-2006, but those don’t work yet – I want some feedback about the 2007 first. I put this tool on-line because, thanks to the AMA, it is very difficult to freely do any kind of CPT or …

2007 RVU Snag

The 2007 RVU changes were a bit of a mess. Read the AAP’s RVU brochure you’ll see this little tidbit: Budget Neutrality: Statutory guidelines indicate that revisions to the RVUs for physician services may not alter physician expenditures within the Medicare RBRVS physician fee schedule by more than $20 million from the principal expenditures that …