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Fee

A fixed amount or a percentage of an underwriting or principal paid to the underwriter for its services. Also, the charge a mutual fund holder pays for expenses incurred in management and administration of the fund. Also, the rate an account holder pays to a portfolio manager for management of a discretionary account.

Fee

An agreed-upon, stated amount one pays for a service or privilege. For example, one may be required to pay a fee to attend college, to open an account with a brokerage, or to do any number of other things. Fees are stated and are usually standardized for the person or organization receiving them.

fee

a payment to an AGENT or professional person/firm such as an accountant or lawyer for performing particular services for clients. Fees may be paid on a fixed or sliding scale basis related to the value of the transaction or work undertaken.
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But in a compromise, the Senate Finance Committee recently agreed to set the fee schedule for the hospital-based providers at 62 per cent of the prevailing charges, while pegging it at 60 per cent for independent and physicians' office labortories.
DiBona emphasized that this increase in fee schedules would not solve the malpractice insurance crisis.
A provider may be required to submit a fee schedule to a managed care company.
The study also found that after the 2004 fee schedule changes, there were proportionally more physical medicine services shifted from hospital outpatient providers to nonhospital providers.
In addition to multiple fee schedules and utilization review, there is an additional source of unpredictability involving physician payment--the volume performance standards that the Health Care Financing Administration instituted in 1991.
In 2007, prices paid resumed the growth of 6 percent - an increase generally consistent with the annual updates in fee schedule rates.
You can access the CMS' "Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2014"--all 1,369 pages of it--at the Office of the Federal Register website.
A crucial element of developing a fee schedule is the use of clinical coding, which is the translation of written clinical documentation about patient care into code format.
However, pain management injections were not under a fee schedule in that state and rose about 60 percent because they were under a different method of reporting.
The largest chapter focuses on elements of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, explaining the calculation of payment amounts, the global surgical package, special surgical payment processes, and NCCI edit policies.
The proposed fee schedule comes as the School Committee reviews recommended changes to its transportation policy for the 2010-11 school year.
But primary care physicians are pleased, as the fee schedule makes good on the agency's promise to assign a higher value to their services.