2019 Relative Values for Physicians
Optum360 | 2019 |
Relative Values for Physicians is a complete relative value system established by national surveys of physicians in all specialties. With this tool you can establish, defend and negotiate fees for medical and surgical procedures with the same relative values used by many insurance companies.
- Optum360 Edge - Relative values are based on the actual clinical work performed and are not influenced by Medicare budget issues. Feel confident and assured of a neutral relative value scale.
- Conversion factor benchmarks. An additional tool to help you start or update a relative value-based fee schedule.
- Relative value scale is based on physician survey data. Now rely on a resource free from government budgetary influence.
- Relative values based on services that are similar. Fine tune your fee schedule with values scaled to the specific CPT® section.
- Easy, step-by-step instructions for practice management. Set your fees, analyze capitation contracts, and perform cost, profitability, and productivity analyses.
CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.
Ms. Hall is a new product subject matter expert for Optum360. Ms. Hall has more than 25 years of experience in the health care field. Her experience includes 10 years as office manager for large multi-specialty medical practices. Ms. Hall has written several multi-specialty newsletters and coding and reimbursement manuals, and served as a health care consultant. She has taught seminars on CPT®/HCPCS and ICD-9-CM coding and physician fee schedules. She is an active member of the American Academy of Professional Coders.
Nannette Orme, CPC, CCS-P, CPMA, CEMC
Ms. Orme has more than 20 years of experience in the health care profession. She has extensive background in CPT/HCPCS and ICD-9-CM coding and has completed comprehensive ICD-10-CM and PCS training. Her prior experience includes physician clinics and health care consulting. Her areas of expertise include physician audits and education, compliance and HIPAA legislation, litigation support for Medicare self-disclosure cases, hospital chargemaster maintenance, workers' compensation, and emergency department coding. Ms. Orme has presented at national professional conferences and contributed articles for several professional publications. She is a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), and on the advisory board of a local college.