Table 2.

Annual service thresholds (billings or service counts) necessary for being characterized as participating in a given clinical activity

CLINICAL ACTIVITYSERVICE THRESHOLDS
Billing activity, $
  • Anesthesia> 1000
Service counts activity
  • Emergency department> 50
  • Inpatient> 50
  • Home visits> 10
  • Mental health services> 50
  • Nursing home> 50
  • Obstetrics> 2
  • On-call anesthesia or assisting≥ 1
  • Palliative care> 10
  • Surgical assisting> 12