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What does PE stand for?

PE stands for Practice Expense (Medicare/Medicaid payments)

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In its press release announcing implementation of the 2011 Medicare payment schedule, published in November 2010, CMS stated: Although not part of the Affordable Care Act, to more appropriately ecognize the efficiencies when combinations of therapy services are furnished together, CMS is adopting a multiple procedure payment reduction policy for therapy services that will reduce by 25% the payment for the practice expense component of the second and subsequent therapy services furnished by a single provider to a beneficiary on a single date of service.
At the same time, the agency would increase the work relative value units for new and established office visits, increase the work values for initial hospital and initial nursing facility visits, and incorporate the increased use of these visits into the practice expense and malpractice relative value unit calculations.
Work comprises 46% of the RVU computation, while practice expense accounts for 50% and malpractice insurance for 4%.