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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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The general interpretation of January 2, 2018 concerns determining the conversion factor for the area of ?
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.
The dose conversion factors calculated for monoenergetic gamma-rays from 0.
The dose conversion factors due to the natural radionuclide ([sup.
Once the conversion factors are determined, the Print Fee Schedule option can be selected from the main menu and the CPT codes to be included in the personalized schedule entered.
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.
Although yearly conversion factors are purportedly designed to provide updates to the fee schedule, physicians should not expect to reap a windfall.
1994 forward: EIA calculated national annual quantity-weighted average conversion factors for conventional, reformulated, and oxygenated motor gasolines (see Table A3).
The source of each factor is described in the section entitled "Thermal Conversion Factor Source Documentation," which follows Table A6 in this appendix.
1963-1979: EIA adopted the thermal conversion factor calculated annually by the American Gas Association (AGA) and published in Gas Facts, an AGA annual publication.