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Pediatric RBRVS Danger - Get The Word Out (CMS knocks Imms Admin)

July 29, 2008 / 0 Comments / in rvu, vaccines, aap / by Chip Hart

Get your letter writing implements out, spread the word, tell everyone you know.

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Hiring A Consultant

July 28, 2008 / 0 Comments / / by Chip Hart

Whew, I am overwhelmed this week. I didn't get to finish my screening data, yet, and the Users' Conference is upon us and folks are still signing up. I worked on a PCC Facebook page (hey, go become a...

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Pediatric Vision Screening Reimbursement (CPT 99173)

July 24, 2008 / 2 Comments / in rvu / by Chip Hart

Back on one of the coding lists, a brave soul asked:

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Questions and Answers from April Pediatric Practice Management and Coding Conference

July 23, 2008 / 0 Comments / in coding, practice management, rvu, aap / by Chip Hart

Long overdue, but I did try to get them right. Thanks go out to Donelle Holle as well as Igor and Q who helped check them out before posting.

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Verden Quarterly Report Released

The Verden Quarterly Report (Q2 2008) has been released! This is an amazing resource and the little comments about each ranking (in the blue box, off to the side of each page) are quite enlightening....

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Busted at C-C-H-I-T

July 17, 2008 / 0 Comments / / by Chip Hart

In the midst of our CCHIT Guidance morning, we've been getting a bit of a lecture about how to communicate issues relating to CCHIT. Who speaks for whom, what information we can share, etc. There...

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Medicare Veto Results

July 16, 2008 / 0 Comments / in insurance / by Chip Hart

If you missed it (and I suspect many pediatricians did), Congress surprised many and actually overrode Bush's veto of the Medicare fix. Without launching into a never-ending note about how things...

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Another OSS Update (+CCHIT)

July 15, 2008 / 0 Comments / / by Chip Hart

I am in lovely Chicago prepping for my CCHIT Child Health Group meeting over the next two days. Most of my prep has been practicing saying C-C-H-I-T instead of "C-CHIT". Apparently, the latter is...

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Pediatric RVU Update for 2009

July 13, 2008 / 0 Comments / in rvu / by Chip Hart

It's not too soon to look ahead to 2009 to see what's in store for pediatricians as a result of the CMS machinations. I've ignored, as you can see, the drama over the last few weeks related to the...

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More 99339 and 99340 Data

July 11, 2008 / 0 Comments / in rvu, aap / by Chip Hart

As promised, here's a glimpse into the Care Plan Oversight usage among PCC clients from 2006 through April 2008.

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Care Plan Oversight (99339, 99340)

July 10, 2008 / 0 Comments / in coding / by Chip Hart

Q answers our clients' coding questions and ran these two items recently. I've included the questions and her comments, as I think it's time we pay a little attention to these rarely used codes. I'll...

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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...

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Another Immunization-Vaccine Chart

It's been tough getting to the blog the last week or so. I've been busy getting ready for our Pediatric Practice Management Conference in August (why aren't you signed up?!) and will announce later...

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