What are RVUs? Relative Value Units (RVUs) Developed by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services to compare the “value” of medical services An RVU value is assigned to all medical services Most physicians are paid on the basis of RVUs!
So that is why we made this app! iRVU Portable RVU Log Tallies RVUs and charges Free Available for iPhone, iPad, and Android e-MedTools.com
What services are included? Inpatient Services Initial Evaluation (H&P) Observation services Consults Follow up Critical care Prolonged services Discharge services
How do I use iRVU? Click the iRVU icon on your app launcher The launcher may look different on some Android phones, but the iRVU icon will be the same e-MedTools.com
Select the service provided… Select the service you provided from the list Scroll down on your phone to see the full list e-MedTools.com
Enter the number of services provided… Enter the number of times you provided that service Use the on screen keypad or keyboard to enter data e-MedTools.com
Review your statistics… Total Encounters Total RVUs RVUs/Encounter Total Charges Charges/Encounter
That is all you need to do! Start iRVU Code Check Select the type of service Enter the number of services provided Review your stats e-MedTools.com
What can I do with this info? Track your RVUs so you can estimate how much your RVU based pay should be. For Example You get paid $50 per RVU per month In October, you generated 400 RVUs Your RVU based pay should be $50 x 400 = $20,000 Of course, you will need to know how your RVU based pay is calculated to estimate this!
What else can I do with this info? Compare your stats Colleagues Benchmarks (MGMA) You may identify Areas for improved billing and coding Missed revenue
Where to get iRVU iPhone & iPad iTunes App Store Android Phones Android Marketplace e-MedTools.com