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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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PhilHealth regional vice president, said patients and their families will now have an idea how much out of the pocket expense they will incur through the Fixed Co-Pay program after deducting PhilHealth Case Rates.
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.
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.
Age Group Case Rate Case Rate % Change 2000 2009 45-54 2.
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.
Under the Prometheus system, he said, case rates are standardized, and physicians who provide good care consistently will see a profit.
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.
Case rate compensation, which combines a base salary with a case rate for each new patient seen, achieves this goal, Dr.
Statewide, several indicators show improvement, particularly the number of eligible children served by Head Start and the juvenile delinquency case rate, while rates for low-birth weight babies and child abuse/neglect have worsened.
SNFs are paid on the basis of a bundled per-diem rate; hospitals are paid on the basis of a bundled case rate.