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Pitfalls of Revising Physicians’ Relative Value Units (RVUs) in Iran: A Qualitative Study on Medical Practitioners’ Perspective

Aidin Aryankhesal 1 , Ahmad Meydari 2 , Seyran Naghdi 3 , Hesam Ghiasvand 4 , * and Yousef Baghri 5
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1 Associate Professor in Health Policy and Management, School of Health Management and Information Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 PhD in Economics, Secretary of Board of Trustees of Social Security Organization and Affiliated Funds, IR Iran Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare, Tehran, Iran
3 PhD. Student of Health Policy, Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Assistant Professor, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Manager of Financial and Administrative Affaires, Secretary of Board of Trustees of Social Security Organization and Affiliated Funds, IR Iran Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare, Tehran, Iran
Article information
  • Health Scope: February 2018, 7 (S); e63140
  • Published Online: February 28, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 28, 2017
  • Revised: January 3, 2018
  • Accepted: February 11, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/jhealthscope.63140

To Cite: Aryankhesal A, Meydari A, Naghdi S, Ghiasvand H, Baghri Y. Pitfalls of Revising Physicians’ Relative Value Units (RVUs) in Iran: A Qualitative Study on Medical Practitioners’ Perspective, Health Scope. 2018 ; 7(S):e63140. doi: 10.5812/jhealthscope.63140.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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