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rate

1. 
a. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
b. (as modifier): a rate card
2. a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.
3. a wage calculated against a unit of time

rate

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(science and technology)
The amount of change of some quantity during a time interval divided by the length of the time interval.
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Please be informed that inpatient benefits are paid to the accredited health care institution (HCI) or hospital through All Case Rates or package rates payment mechanism.
Despite the lower worst case rate during the shorter period, the annuity case works fine, generating larger spendable funds than the 4 percent rule except during ages 69-74.
MTCT rate, as defined by WHO: % HIV-exposed infants who acquire HIV infection from their mothers Case rate: number of new HIV infections in children per 100 000 live births In utero case rate: number of new HIV infections in children measured at <7 days of age, per 100 000 live births In a national-level review published in 2017, we demonstrate that these policy changes yielded a concomitant decrease in the national risk of early (6 weeks postpartum) MTCT, from 3.5% in 2010 to 1.1% in 2015-16 (Fig.
Second, when looking only at this study's laboratory-proven cases of influenza in newborns, infants whose mothers were vaccinated had a case rate of 0.84/1,000, while the case rate in newborns born to unvaccinated women was 2.83/1,000.
"This data is intended to help hospitals better understand the payer's perspective related to the market when it comes to Medicare bundled case rates and population heath," said Roger Shaul, President at PMMC.
First, reports of the number of TB cases and case rates for 2014 are provisional.
Louisiana case rates were obtained by dividing the number of cases in each category (grouped by age or gender) per year by population estimates in each age or gender category for each year using population estimates obtained from US census data population projections.
The composite case rate, or annual incidence of coccidioidomycosis, was 374/100,000 (95% confidence interval [CI] 192-639) for scholarship athletes compared with 90/100,000 (95% CI 79-103) for other students (p<0.00001).
Under the Prometheus system, he said, case rates are standardized, and physicians who provide good care consistently will see a profit.
"How can I take care of diabetic kids over their life at a case rate that can be reduced by 40 percent?" asked Edward Sellers, CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, which handles 400 million claims a year.
* In 2001, the AIDS case rate (the number of cases per 100,000 people) for African American women was 47.8--almost 20 times higher than the AIDS case rate for Caucasian women, at 2.4.
Hospitalists may have multiple other types of contractual relationships that pay in alternative manners such as case rate or capitation, but at the end of the day the actual reimbursement can always be tracked back to a percentage of Medicare.