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conversion factor

a dollar value multiplied by a procedure's unit value, from the Current Procedural Terminology codes or a relative value scale, used to calculate the payment amount for contracted services or to set a price for a service.
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Calculated annually by EIA as the average of the thermal conversion factors for each type of crude oil imported weighted by the quantities imported.
1994 forward: Calculated by EIA as the annual quantity-weighted average of the conversion factors for Distillate Fuel Oil, 15 ppm Sulfur and Under (5.
1967 forward: Calculated annually by EIA as the average of the thermal conversion factors for all liquefied petroleum gases consumed (see Table A1) weighted by the quantities consumed.
The dose conversion factors calculated for monoenergetic gamma-rays from 0.
The absorbed dose rate conversion factors for an outdoor and indoor exposure in two types of Nigeria mud houses have been estimated.
In rural areas, particularly for specialty procedures, payments defaulted to a minimal conversion factor times a relative value developed independently by each intermediary carrier.
The conversion factor computations were different for the two versions.
1994 forward: EIA calculated national annual quantity-weighted average conversion factors for conventional, reformulated, and oxygenated motor gasolines (see Table A3).
Calculated annually by EIA as the average of the thermal conversion factors for all petroleum products consumed by the electric power sector weighted by the quantities consumed by the electric power sector.
Although yearly conversion factors are purportedly designed to provide updates to the fee schedule, physicians should not expect to reap a windfall.
The source of each factor is described in the section entitled "Thermal Conversion Factor Source Documentation," which follows Table A6 in this appendix.
248 million Btu per barrel, equal to the thermal conversion factor for special naphthas.