Exec summary: changes to the RVUs this quarter include major fee increases in telemedicine visits and a big mid-year change to GPCI values.
Every year, I do an analysis of the RBRVS GPCI values - I think this is the most overlooked aspect of the RVU changes from year to year.
Every year, I take apart the newest RBRVS data files from CMS to analyze how the new values will affect physicians, particularly pediatricians.
[Update - I noticed that I made a mistake in the original data I posted here...yikes! This post has been updated to reflect the accurate values.]
The 2018 RBRVS Final Rules got published last month,...
Every year, I do a quick analysis of the GPCI adjustments released by CMS, this year is no different.
With the announcement that the AAP has updated its RBRVS guide for 2012, I guess I have to get off my duff and work on the 2012 RVUs.
[Note: I have updated this data to reflect the 1.000 min Work GPCI for all locations.]
Yesterday, I asked if anyone knows how the awkward RBRVS GPCI system is developed. Siouxsie, of course, had the answer. In fact, more than answer. Those of you who are dinged by the GPCI breakdown...