average payment rate

average payment rate

The amount of money that the CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; formerly, HCFA) could conceivably pay a HMO or CMP for service to Medicare recipients under a risk contract.

average payment rate

Managed care The amount of money that the HCFA could conceivably pay an HMO or CMP for service to Medicare recipients under a risk contract. See Risk contract.
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Mr Tiampati said the total average payment rate per kg of Greenleaf rose from Ksh48.
Third, the average payment rate is highly relevant to policymakers going forward.
For codes not reimbursed by Medicare, rates were increased to 90% of the national average payment rate.
Latest figures for September, October and November 2005 show an average payment rate of 94%.
THE average payment rate of fines in England and Wales is 59%.
However, by computing weighted averages of the M+C payment rates by county level enrollment for each plan we were able to compute a proxy to the actual average payment rate.
This meant his average payment rate worked out at 7.
The small business assets had an average payment rate of 32% in 2008, almost twice that of the consumer card portfolio.
APC group 0670, entitled 'Level II Intravascular and Intracardiac Ultrasound and Flow Reserve' has a national average payment rate of $1711.
A single average payment rate of approximately $1,538 applies to the new endovenous ablation codes for both laser and radiofrequency methods.
CPT 93571 is assigned to APC group 0670, which is renamed `Level II Intravenous and Intracardiac Ultrasound and Flow Reserve' with a national average payment rate of $1,731.