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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.

Independent Pediatrician, Vol 5 Is Out!

The Independent Pediatrician continues to thrive!  Our fifth issue is on its way to approximately 60,000 recipients via co-delivery with Contemporary Pediatrics.

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Free 2017 RVU Calculator

November 27, 2016 / 6 Comments / in 2017 rvu, rbrvs calculator, Data / by Chip Hart

Welcome to the free 2017 RBRVS Calculator.

Important update: there are some considerable updates to the RBRVS data this year, especially in the GPCI figures!  More details to follow this week.

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Two-For-One Special, Special Pediatric Content

September 15, 2016 / 0 Comments / in Data / by Chip Hart

Today, I have two things to share.  Great pediatric content.

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Well Visit Coverage and Appointment Depth

July 21, 2016 / 6 Comments / in well visit, Data / by Chip Hart

Ever find a dollar bill in your pocket?  Bonus!  Today's episode is just like that...I was searching through my pile of data files looking for something when I stumbled upon an analysis I put...

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Revenue Per Visit Benchmark For Pediatricians

July 07, 2016 / 1 Comment / in benchmark, Data / by Chip Hart

A little over a week ago I gave my standard "Pediatric Benchmarks" talk (newly updated with some fascinating clinical benchmarks!) and I found myself summarizing the two or three most important...

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Why Are Patient Payments to Pediatricians Falling?

June 14, 2016 / 0 Comments / in Data, Editorial / by Chip Hart

A few weeks ago, I was exchanging emails with Dr. Suzanne Berman in TN about...geeze, I don't even know any more. Something mildly technical and nerdy relating to pediatric practice management.

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Pediatric Supergroup Meeting Followup

June 03, 2016 / 0 Comments / in Events / by Chip Hart

Whew, it's been a busy month.  The big ticket item was, of course, the Supergroup conference.  85 of you, many of whom read this blog, were there, so you are welcome to refute (or support!) my...

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Financial Benchmarks Presentation

May 02, 2016 / 0 Comments / in Events / by Chip Hart

Just this morning on SOAPM, someone asked what some good financial benchmarks are for pediatricians...and it looks like AudioEducator has already asked me to teach a class on the subject.  Good...

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Pediatric Chart Accuracy

April 29, 2016 / 0 Comments / in Data, Editorial / by Chip Hart

PCC's A1 Coding Resource, Jan, shared with me some interesting data today.  She has kept track of her chart audits dating back to 2008 and wondered what the results looked like.  The E&M results are...

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Verden Viewpoint, Vol 2

April 01, 2016 / 0 Comments / in News / by Chip Hart

It looks like Verden Viewpoint has taken that next step up the quality ladder with their latest installment. Sure, it has a little knock off piece from yours truly, but that's definitely the weak...

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