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Pediatric Coding and Practice Management (April 17, Washington DC)

Our coding/PM event is filling up. I have to update the talk about Pediatric Compensation Models with more recent data, but otherwise we’re in good shape. This will be great. It’s not too late to sign up, I’d love to see you there. * April 17 Pediatric Coding Conference: Earn 5.0 CEUs! This April 17, …

Catch Up

I get a lot of little messages every day that I feel like I should save and/or share, but they don’t add up to an entire blog entry (I don’t like to do more than one a day, if that, as it feels like spamming). So, here’s my house cleaning: The AAP has released the …

Spring 2008 Pediatric Coding Conference

It’s official. PCC’s Spring 2008 Pediatric Coding Conference will be held on April 17 at the Capital Hilton in Washington DC. You can get all of the details here, some of which are repeated below. To sign up, race here. We sold out in NYC last time and this venue is a lot nicer and …

Multi-year Contracts

Over the last month, I have had three practices ask me about multi-year contracts.  What do I think of them? Multi-year contracts can be great.  Why not?  It’s one less contract to worry about for 2-3 years.  Presuming you do it properly, of course.  Sometimes, the payors are willing to give price increases over time …

E&M Distribution of -25 Modified Codes

Last week, Igor and I were looking at the usage of -25 Modified E&M codes as the information about them is a bit of an unspoken subject in our business. I can’t find any good, definitive sources so, as usual, we have to create our own. Two days ago, I posited that the distribution of …

Pediatric Coding and Practice Management Event

Save the date: April 17. It’s not official yet – we’re confirming a location – but we hope and expect to produce a pediatric coding and practice management seminar in the greater Washington DC area on or around April 17.  It will be nearly identical to the one we produced in NYC in August.  We …