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Awesome Pediatric Practice Management/Coding Event

I get a few requests every month for when the next “pediatric coding or practice management conference is being held.”  Based on what I continue to see in most independent pediatric practices, this kind of education is still vital. The Coding Institute has finalized their pediatric agenda for an event in Orlando from Dec 5 …

Social Media Policy for Medical Practices

The PCC Users’ Conference is official for 2010.  Go ahead, sign up…I just really looked at the course schedule myself for the first time and it’s amazing.  There will be some speakers from the AAP itself in addition to the typical cornucopia of amazing pediatric practice management knowledge. [I hope to announce a SOAPM-related surprise, as …

Mark Your Calendars

Two vital dates for your schedule:   October 1, 2010 This is the new Medicare fee schedule extension date.  Until then, the 2010 Medicare rate will be maintained at the 2009 levels.  Here’s an AMA summary: This afternoon, the Senate passed H.R. 4213, a bill to extend certain tax policies and stimulate job growth, by …

First 2010 Post (Conferences, Meaningful Use, and More)

A few years ago I passed a church as a wedding party pushed out onto the lawn at the end of the ceremony. My boys were in the back seat and the younger looked out the window and said out loud, “Dad, I don’t want to have to get married.” I wasn’t too surprised, really, …

July Pediatric Event Followup

As you know, we held our 4th AAP-endorsed pediatric practice management event in the middle of our annual Users’ Conference at Disney this July.  I thought it went swimmingly, but of course I’m talking the entire time so I don’t give anyone a chance to complain. I thought I’d share some of the results of …

Pediatric Coding and Practice Management Event

I’m in the midst of some fun RVU analysis and I realized that I’d better get this announcement out stat!  It’s just like our other PM/Coding events, though the AAP endorsement hasn’t happened yet (it should be a week or two).  Sign up quickly, as we expect this one to be a good size.  The …

Fall 2008 Pediatric Coding and Practice Management Conference

Whew, we have finally gotten our ducks in a row and announce our Fall Pediatric Coding and PM conference in Columbus, OH on September 17. It’s the usual deal: AAP endorsed and AAP members get in cheaper. The individual class titles include: Free Online Practice Management Tools Coding Primer Give Me the Money: How to …