Geographic practice cost index | definition of geographic practice cost index by Medical dictionary
geographic practice cost index
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geographic practice cost index Managed care A scale defined by Medicare based on the relative costs of practicing medicine in specific geographic location. See RBRVS, Work adjuster.
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(6) The GAF represents the sum of three geographic practice cost indexes
(GPCIs), weighted by their shares in the overall index: