Resource-based Relative Value Scale

Definitions

Health Economics

  • A method of determining appropriate reimbursement under US Medicare based on the value of the estimated resources used per service. The fee paid to the physician is the number of relative value units (RVUs) multiplied by the dollar value per RVU (known as the 'conversion factor').
  • acronymRBRVS
    (written as resource-based relative value scale)
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