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About Chip Hart

Chip Hart is the Director of PCC’s Pediatric Solutions consulting group and author of the popular blog Confessions of a Pediatric Practice Consultant. Chip’s 25 years of pediatric practice management expertise has helped hundreds of pediatricians increase their clinical and financial health. He has conducted many successful insurance contract negotiations on behalf of his clients and worked as a consultant for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the AAP Section on Administration and Practice Management (SOAPM). As a dynamic and motivating speaker, Chip leads educational seminars and consults for pediatric professionals nationwide for organizations like the AAP, state chapter AAP programs, the MGMA, and various physican and hospital organizations around the country. Chip was a member of the CCHIT Child Health Work Group and is a member of the CDC Clinical Decision Support and Children’s Model EHR Format working groups. Chip contributes articles on practice management and health care information technology for Pediatric Coding Alert, the AAP’s SOAPM Newsletter, Medical Group Management Association, The Independent Pediatrician and more. Chip lives in Vermont with his wife and their two sons.

Resolution Revolution, Part 2!

December 16, 2013 / 0 Comments / in contest, PMI, Events / by Chip Hart

The resolutions keep coming.  I love these!

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Resolution Revolution

December 13, 2013 / 0 Comments / in contest, Events / by Chip Hart

The New Year's Resolution contest is off to an amazing start.  As promised, I am going to share results with you.  Don't be intimidated by any of these - even a "Me, too!" is great.  Let's hear from...

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Contest...with real prizes!

December 09, 2013 / 2 Comments / in PMI, Podcast, Editorial, Events / by Chip Hart

Readers of this blog should know that I produce a bi-weekly podcast/mediacast with Brandon Betancourt.  We discuss all-things-pediatric-practice-management-related. Last week, we had the great...

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Medicaid Check Update, Podcast, PMI

December 04, 2013 / 0 Comments / in Podcast, Uncategorized / by Chip Hart

First, I took a moment to update the post I wrote about confirming your Medicaid "booster" checks.  Dr. Barden and Jose @ AAP reminded me that we're supposed to use the 2009 Medicare CF instead of...

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Confirming That Medicaid Check [Updated 12/04/13]

Please note the update below!

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Fast Facts About Urgent Care (Parents Magazine, 12/13)

November 15, 2013 / 1 Comment / in News, ari brown, ucc, urgent care / by Chip Hart

Update: Parents magazine has provided a direct link to the article.  Head there!

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Why More Vermont Physicians Are Making the Switch to "Concierge" Practices

November 14, 2013 / 2 Comments / in News / by Chip Hart

Some key quotes from this week's issue of Seven Days (a local weekly):

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How Can COCIT Advance Your HIT Initiatives?

November 10, 2013 / 0 Comments / in News, cocit / by Chip Hart

COCIT - the Council on Clinical Information Technology (COCIT) at the AAP - is finally getting its act together, imo.  I don't think I'm surprising anyone to say that the group has suffered over the...

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More ICD9 Madness

November 06, 2013 / 0 Comments / in icd-9, Data / by Chip Hart

I did, indeed, have a request for a different analysis of the ICD9 data I posted yesterday.  My thought was to group all of the ICD9s by their major groupings to get a more complete sense of the...

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2013 ICD9 Analysis

November 05, 2013 / 0 Comments / in Data / by Chip Hart

Whew, that was quite an interesting time at AAP NCE - thanks to all of you who spent time with us (you know who you are). I really appreciate the new Hawaiian shirt I received from my friends.

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