|GPCI (Geographic Practice Cost Index)||
A regional weight assigned to a Medicare locality that takes into account the cost of delivering services in that area. Each RVU component is given a specific weight, with 1.00 being the mean (therefore .9 would reflect a lower cost base, and 1.1 would be higher). GPCIs are a multiplier in the equation used to calculate Medicare allowable reimbursement rate.
the person ultimately responsible for a bill after insurance
|GUI (Graphical User Interface)||
the programs interface/design that all comes together to help the user navigate the program