MEI

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MEIMinistry of European Integration (various locations)
MEIMinerals Engineering International (UK)
MEIMeeting Etichette Indipendenti (Italian: Meeting of Independent Labels)
MEIMaximum Exposed Individual
MEIMiddle East Institute
MEIMultiprotocol Encapsulation Implementation
MEIMicro Electronics, Inc. (various locations)
MEIMedicare Economic Index
MEIMain Economic Indicators
MEIMinistry of Energy and Infrastructure (Ontario, Canada)
MEIMiddle East International
MEIMulti Engine Instructor
MEIMaryland English Institute
MEIMontreal Economic Institute (Canada)
MEIMathematics in Education and Industry (UK syllabus organisation)
MEIMennonite Educational Institute (Canada)
MEIMedical Examiner Investigator
MEIMonthly Economic Indicators
MEIMedium Energy Ion
MEIMunicipal and Environmental Infrastructure (EU)
MEIMeasured Equation of Invariance
MEIMaster of Electronic Imaging
MEIMuniz Engineering Inc. (multiple locations)
MEIMost Exposed Individual (risk assessment)
MEIMosaica Education, Inc. (alternative education)
MEIMolecular Electronic Transducer
MEIMeridian, MS, USA - Key Field (Airport Code)
MEIMeasuring Eco-Innovation (Netherlands)
MEIManagement Effectiveness Inspection
MEIMinistry of Electronic Industry (various nations)
MEIMultilateral Economic Institutions
MEIMaize Equivalent Income (Africa)
MEIMountain Enterprises and Infrastructure
MEIMandatory Expanded Inspection (Port State Control)
MEIMysore Electrical Industries
MEIMaintenance Engineering Inspection
MEIMissile ECM Improvement
MEIMiller Electric Incorporated
MEIManual of Engineering Instructions
MEIMaritime Education Initiative
MEIMultivariate ENSO Indicator
MEIMajor End Item
MEIMaguire Energy Institute
MEIMultiple Extension In Use
MEIMultiple Extension Internetworking
MEIMessage Exchange Interface
MEIManufacturing Engineering Instructions
MEIMaintenance Enterprise Inc (Yonkers, NY)
MEIManual Electrical Isolation (drilling)
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Measuring Input Prices for Physicians: The Revised Medicare Economic Index.
Some also will continue to push for a system that would reward physicians with higher fees in exchange for more quality reporting, and tying physician fees to the Medicare Economic Index.
In 1972, Congress mandated the development of the Medicare Economic Index (MEI) to measure the changes in costs of physicians' time and operating expenses.
Prior to 1984, the annual increase in Medicare prevailing charges for physician services was limited by the Medicare Economic Index (Dutton and McMenamin 1981).
pay-for-performance bill, which also would repeal the sustainable growth rate (SGR) and base future payments on the Medicare Economic Index.
9) The observed changes in both payment rates and effective rates are deflated by the change in the Medicare Economic Index (MEI) between 1976 and 1978, in order to adjust for changes in physicians' costs over the period.
That bill also scraps the SGR entirely over time and uses the Medicare Economic Index to determine physician payments.
Johnson was prepping to introduce a pay-for-performance bill that would repeal the SGR and base future updates for physician payments on the Medicare Economic Index (MEI).
Johnson was prepping to introduce a pay for performance bill that would repeal the SGR and base future updates for physician payments on the Medicare Economic Index (MEI).
CMS earlier this year attempted to cushion the blow of forthcoming pay cuts by increasing the Medicare Economic Index, a component in the pay formula.
This is also the case with the HCFA skilled nursing facility (SNF) input price index (Table 11), the home health agency (HHA) input price index (Table 12), and the Medicare economic index (MEI) (Table 13), the index used to update physician payments under Medicare.
These payments would be in addition to the fee-for-service system based on the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale and a conversion factor that is updated annually using the Medicare Economic Index.
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