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VPSVirtual Private Server
VPSVertical Picture Stabiliser
VPSVolume Performance Standard
VPSVirtual Paths
VPSVirtuozzo Plesk
VPSVirus Protection System
VPSVideo Programming System
VPSVtam Printer Support System
VPSVirtual Private San
VPSVirus Prevention System
VPSValve Pause System
VPSVideo Programme Service
VPSVues par Seconde (French: Views per Second; cameras)
VPSVietnamese Professionals Society
VPSVoice Processing System
VPSVictorian Public Service
VPSVerizon Partner Solutions (telecommunications)
VPSVariable Print Specification
VPSVirus Protection Software
VPSVideo Programming Signal
VPSViewers Per Set
VPSVisual Preference Survey
VPSVehicle Power System
VPSVideo Program System
VPSVentriculoperitoneal Shunt
VPSVariable Phase Shifter (microwave technology)
VPSVice-President, Students (University of British Columbia; Canada)
VPSVapor Phase Soldering
VPSVTAM Printer Support (Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc.)
VPSVolume Performance Standard (Medicare)
VPSVariable Packet Size
VPSVariable Power Supply
VPSVital Processing Services, LLC
VPSVakopleiding Payroll Services
VPSVacuolar Protein-Sorting Protein (biology)
VPSValparaiso, FL, USA - Fort Walton Beach (Airport Code)
VPSVoluntary Product Standard
VPSVector-Sum Phase Shifter (electrical engineering)
VPSVinyl Preservation Society (sound recordings)
VPSVisual Positioning System
VPSVision Protection System (various companies)
VPSVirtual Prototyping Simulation
VPSVisual Programming System
VPSVirtual Private System (hosting environment)
VPSVideo Production Suite
VPSVector Product Standard
VPSVoucher Processing System
VPSVisual Product Simulation
VPSValley Presbyterian School (California)
VPSVehicle Peculiar Supplement
VPSVirtual Prototyping Suite
VPSVideo Printing System
VPSVehicle Proficiency Support
VPSVirtual Printer System (printers with mainframe connectivity)
VPSVanguard Planning Summary
VPSVoice Protocol Simulations
VPSVirtual Packing System
VPSVertical Package Solutions
VPSVery Poor Sample (oilfield)
VPSVietnam Postal Services Company
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Doctors could face changes such as moving to a single conversion factor for the Medicare physician fee schedule (three are currently used) and replacement of the volume performance standard with a single sustainable growth rate that matches gross domestic product increases.
* Volume performance standard for all services allows for 10 percent growth in service volume annually.
Instead, we have Volume Performance Standard Rates of Increase (VPSRI).
The Volume Performance Standard for FY 1990 is 9.1 percent.
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.
Border crossing has important implications for future refinements of the Medicare volume performance standards (MVPS) established by Congress in 1989 (Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989 [OBRA 1989], Public Law 101-239).
Further, there is no reason to expect the after-the-fact approach of Volume Performance Standards within the physician payment reform mechanisms (resource-based relative value scales) to produce any significant reduction of the Medicare Part B base; it may well cause quite the opposite result.
* Volume performance standards that set aggregate pay and volume targets for Medicare may lower costs but not affect individual treatment decisions.
Congress nodded, smiled benignly, and passed "volume performance standards," which were virtually the same as expenditure targets.
Finally, the AMA signaled its intention to continue to oppose implementation of the Medicare Volume Performance Standards as expenditure targets or caps in legislation or regulations.
To address expenditures directly, Congress adopted Volume Performance Standards (VPS), in lieu of Expenditure Targets.
However, some critical observers of the Washington scene note that the Medicare volume performance standards contained in the final bill and the eventual restriction on balance billing to 115 percent of an approved national fee schedule have the potential to achieve the same ends as the unwelcome ethods, only carrying a different label.