American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes


RUC and CPT process

Improved insurance payment and RVUs for surgeons: How and why the ACS is involved in the AMA RUC process

The Employed Surgeon

Focus on the Employed Surgeon

Overview of the 2013 QRUR

Overview of the 2013 Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs), covers the effects of federal value-based purchasing programs on surgeons' Medicare fee-for-service payments. It highlights how CMS uses quality and cost metrics included in its 2013 QRURs for individual providers and group practices. The reports contain information about the quality and cost of providers' care. The agency uses this information to calculate the Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier (VM).