Physician billing highest in Ontario, lowest in Quebec
- RNZCGP fees increase. L. R. // New Zealand Doctor;3/27/2013, p4
The article reports on the fees increase at the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) as of March 2013, after two years of no increases.
- Impact of the Medicare Fee Schedule on Payments to Physicians. Levy, Jesse M.; Borowitz, Michael J.; Jencks, Stephen F.; Kay, Terrence L.; Williams, Deborah K. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;8/8/90, Vol. 264 Issue 6, p717
Provides information on a study that presented simulations of the impact of the Medicare Fee Schedule on medical specialties, average providers in states and localities and the range of effects on individual providers. Methodology of the study; Results of the study; Comment on the study.
- GPs face Â£1,000 pension overpayment. Durham, Neil // GP: General Practitioner;4/11/2008, p13
The article reports on the issues concerning the pension overpayment among general practitioners in Great Britain. They will be paying 1,000 British pounds in pension contributions in 2008 to 2009. In addition, the Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants stated that 2006/07...
- THE PRICING OF PHYSICIANS' SERVICES. Margolis, Stephen E. // Journal of Human Resources;Fall83, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p592
This paper provides a model of the pricing of a physician's output. Each medical specialty behaves as a cartel, choosing prices which maximize profits for a representative practitioner. Two assumptions distinguish the model from previous work, and generate key results: (1) Within specialties,...
- Medicare reimbursement process considered top AAO priority. Groves, Nancy // Ophthalmology Times;3/15/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p10
The article explains the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS), the physician payment scale for Medicare. The payment scale was enacted to address specialty payment differentials and eliminate imbalances between work and payment. The basis of the RBRVS is relative value units (RVU) which...
- Medicare fees Will they ever fix the formula?. // Medical Economics;6/3/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p58
Comments on the proposed reduction in physicians' Medicare pay in the U.S. Determinants of physicians' Medicare pay; Politics behind physicians' Medicare pay; Physicians' reactions to the proposed cuts.
- Held to account. Peverley, Phil // Pulse;4/9/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 14, p28
Recounts the view of an author on discovering the fact that career doctors or general practitioners (GP) are competitive in their practice accounts as career physicians. Comparison of the earnings of GP for years of practicing; Increase of practice accounts of GP; Identification of the role of...
- Income disparity driver of change. Cameron, Amanda // New Zealand Doctor;3/22/2006, p3
Reports on a survey which found that general practitioners (GP) in New Zealand earn a lot less than other vocationally registered specialists that forces them to change their work arrangements. Percentage of GP who are planning to change their work arrangements in the next five years; Reasons...
- Payday? Mayday! Doyle, John M. // Modern Physician;Nov99, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p50
Talks about the division of profits and the definition of productivity among physicians. Why many medical groups are struggling with how to define productivity; Need for a plan to more fairly reflect the needs of specialties like anesthesia and radiology that do not generate much revenue; Need...