RVUs are a barometer of the intensity and complexity of patient care that is required. Provider groups that place all or part of a clinician’s income in an RVU plan create the opportunity for physicians to promote efficiency, while potentially earning more and sharing part of the practice’s financial risks.
Provides Comparisons of Clinical Productivity
Reflects How Encounters or Hours Spent in Patient Care Vary
Helps Identify When Change Is Needed in Clinical Service and Staffing
Helps Leaders Make Decisions About Compensation and Bonus Structures
Promotes Transparency, Accountability, and Management Efficiency