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Exploring the MPFS Indicators
By Jackie Miller, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC

The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) lists the Relative Value Units (RVUs) for each CPT or HCPCS code. However, it also contains a number of payment policy indicators that tell you how Medicare characterizes the service and how it will be reimbursed. In this column we'll briefly review the indicators and how to interpret them.

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