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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.


October 29, 2007 / 0 Comments / in pediatric, Uncategorized, aap / by Chip Hart

I didn't think I'd have time this morning, but here's what I can do in 15 minutes:

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How's this for breaking news? Here's a sneak phone-camera shot of Dr. Lander presenting a well deserving Dr. Francis with the Buzzy award.

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October 27, 2007 / 0 Comments / in pediatric, Uncategorized, aap / by Chip Hart

My meeting with the Pediafed folks was fascinating! I'll have some more to report in the not-too-distant future, I suspect, but it turns out that we have more common goals than I originally...

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October 26, 2007 / 0 Comments / in Uncategorized, aap / by Chip Hart

I am in San Fran, getting ready for tomorrow's AAP NCE meeting. Well, many of the meetings have already started, but the big exhibit hall doesn't open until tomorrow. I had hoped to pick up some of...

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BCBS of NY . . . Look out!

October 23, 2007 / 0 Comments / in Uncategorized / by Chip Hart

First, I just "love" messages like this:

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October 22, 2007 / 0 Comments / in pediatric, pediatrician, Uncategorized / by Chip Hart

When asked to address the nature of an IPA on the SOAPM list recently, this is what Chip Harbaugh (the other Chip Har...) had to say. It is worth repeating. I have taken mild grammatic liberty

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This month's AAP News has some great news and some congratulations are in order to some PCC friends and family.

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AAP NCE and Dinner

October 17, 2007 / 0 Comments / in Uncategorized, aap / by Chip Hart

At the annual AAP NCE meeting in SF next week, we'll be eating and drinking a lot as usual. We'd - and I! - would be delighted to see you if you're there. Even better, if you're a SOAPM member, make...

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92586/7 (Hearing Screen) and UHC - Clarification

October 15, 2007 / 0 Comments / in pediatric, Uncategorized, aap / by Chip Hart

I don't think this is archived on the AAP WWW site, yet, but the Private Payor Advocacy group just released the following:

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HMO Crisis

October 15, 2007 / 0 Comments / in Uncategorized / by Chip Hart

Two words that go well together.

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