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RVU "Credit" from Technical Component in RVU based System without Technician for NCS
Looking for help/thoughts from those in RVU based system that personally perform the nerve conduction portion of studies without a technician.
Essentially RVU targets changed at the beginning of the year by 700+. Some of us in the group do not have technicians but it just does not seem right that we only get the "physician work" portion of the RVU when personally performing the nerve conductions. Thinking that some percentage of the technical component as well would be more fair and act as a "buffer" of sorts.
Have heard of some groups who give flat rates like $55 for each nerve conduction that is physician performed.
Have also heard of other groups that do $35 for the nerve conduction and $35 for EMG and this is with technician performing the NCS.
Anyone have thoughts or willing to describe what is done, if anything, to compensate for the physician performed NCS. Thanks in advance!!
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