Toolkit for the Follow-up Care of the Premature Infant

Whether or not you have an EHR, having consistent clinical protocols is vital.  I am a fan of the oft-misunderstood Bright Futures, myself, but even BF doesn’t cover everything.  One missing piece of the puzzle was filled about a year ago when MedImmune, in collaboration with NICHQ,  unveiled what I call the “Preemie Toolkit.”  Acually, that’s …

96110 Billing Problems

Many of you are familiar with the 96110 RVU snafu at the beginning of 2012.  CMS removed all the RVUs for the 96110 and then, with the help of the AAP making noise, replaced the values. Apparently, a number of  payers took this as an opportunity to stop paying on the 96110 altogether. Sigh. We did a …