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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. And the price is right. Note that Oxford gets a mo...
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Busted at C-C-H-I-T

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 was, in fact, a slide specifically telling us to call ...
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Medicare Veto Results

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 really should be done here, at least, is a good summar...
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Another OSS Update (+CCHIT)

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 gauche.
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Pediatric RVU Update for 2009

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 scheduled Medicare fee cuts - there are plenty of pla...
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Care Plan Oversight (99339, 99340)

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 hit you with some data tomorrow, but let's warm up...
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Podcasts/Chip Hart

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A few weeks ago, I had the distinct pleasure of being invited back to the EntreMD podcast with Dr. Una.  Apparently, our last podcast was her most popular podcast in all of 2020!
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