Tag Archives: Resource Based Relative Value Scale

Rethinking the Value of Medical Services

Brian Klepper and David C. Kibbe First posted 8/1/11 on The Health Affairs Blog Copyright ©2011 Health Affairs by Project HOPE – The People-to-People Health Foundation, Inc. One of American politics’ most disingenuous conceits is that health care must cost what … Continue reading

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The RUC’s Defense

Brian Klepper On Wednesday, 47 American medical specialty societies sent Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) a letter, with copies to all members of Congress, containing a detailed defense of the American Medical Association’s (AMA’s) Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC). For … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Primary Care Physicians

Paul M. Fischer and Brian Klepper If you agree with this letter, please redistribute, particularly to other primary care physicians. Friends: As many of you know, we have developed an effort to shine a bright light on the Relative Value … Continue reading

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