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What does WRVU stand for?

WRVU stands for Work Relative Value Unit (health care industry)

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CMS also 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 practice expense and malpractice relative value unit calculations.
The work relative value units (RVUs) earned by different subspecialties in academic radiology may differ by a large magnitude, according to data supplied by the Association of Administrators in Academic Radiology.
Common productivity measures include: * Billed charges * Ambulatory encounters * Work relative value units To standardize productivity, you should multiply your productivity measure by 100 and then divide this product by the percent of time the individual is involved in billable clinical activity.
Some of the practices that are being considered or recently implemented to encourage physicians to take call include a guaranteed level of payment for services provided, subsidy for malpractice when called in, fee for service payments for uninsured patients, hourly rates when called in, and payments based on work Relative Value Units when called in.