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AAFP Board decides to continue participation in the RUC
The verdict is in. AAFP will continue participation in the AMA/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee, better known as the … more
In a recent opinion column published in Kaiser Health news, two prominent voices in health care policy gave primary care physicians a piece of revolutionary advice: Quit the RUC.
If you don’t know what the RUC is, you aren’t alone.
RUC stands for the Relative Value Scale Update Committee, a group of 29 physicians from various medical specialties that meets three times a year to advise the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Medicare physician fee reimbursement and how certain procedures should be valued. Created by the American Medical Association in 1991, the committee has no official government standing, yet it yields great power.more