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Bright Futures Periodicity Schedule – CPT Perspective!

With the new release of Bright Futures v4.0, many of you raced right to the famous BF periodicity schedule, just like we did.  I probably refer to that grid once or twice a month as I consult with practices or give a presentation to pediatricians about what they are supposed to be doing during well …

96110 Coverage During Well Visits

This blog is going to raise more questions than it answers, but one let’s get one of the few clear answers we have out of the way: pediatricians do not appear to follow Bright Futures’ periodicity schedule for developmental screening.  I realize that may not shock many of you, but you might be shocked to …

Who Pays For What? Today: the 96110

I have had a number of off-line and on-line requests for details about who, exactly, is paying for the deveopmental testing (96110 and 96111) and non-face-to-face codes (or the “telephone codes”), so Igor was kind enough to look it up for me. As an aside, PCC allows our customers a great deal of flexibility when …

96110 Developmental Test Data (Not Eagleville, CA)

This weekend, a very faithful reader wrote to me: Couple of things I wanted to mention. First, my two doctors said they LOVED the conference in Columbus. They said it was definitely worth it. As a result, it seems I have some work cut-out for me. They’ve come back energized and telling me “… we …

Quick Housecleaning (PDA, Autism Reading)

Tomorrow, I hope to talk about Prompt Pay laws. Today, however, two items of interest: pda4peds.com, a site dedicated to, wait, get this, can you guess…PDA resources for pediatricians. It’s decently done and I landed on it when I learned that the new Bright Futures content is already available for many handheld options. Cool. I …