unit of service

unit of service

any individual, family, aggregate, organization, or community given nursing care. The level at which service is delivered varies with the particular unit entity.

u·nit of ser·vice

(yū'nit sĕr'vis)
Any discrete measurement used for billing purposes in provision of therapy.
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The former would be divided by the latter to give a rate per average unit of service (and, consequently, an increase over the comparable 1992 rate.
Figure 1, following page, depicts this phenomenon using standard cost/profit/volume analysis, where the price per unit of service exceeds the variable cost per unit of service and volume refers to the number of real units of service delivered to patients.