behavioral health

2020 CPT Changes For Pediatrics

One of the benefits of working at PCC is that I am surrounded by nice and smart people (which, oddly, I never hear anyone else mentioning...weird).  As a practical benefit, it means that if I don't know something, I usually just need to ask a questio...
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96110 Coverage During Well Visits

This blog is going to raise more questions than it answers, but one let's get one of the few clear answers we have out of the way: pediatricians do not appear to follow Bright Futures' periodicity schedule for developmental screening.  I realize that...
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Best Insurance Letter of 2014

Let me set the scene: this is a letter from a pediatric practice with both a child psychiatrist and a psychiatric NP (great start to a story!).  A large, gorilla payer subcontracts its mental health care to another well-known "healthcare management c...
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96110 Update, 1Q 2011

A request was made on SOAPM for a better understanding of the payment for developmental screening, namely the 96110 and 96111.  Here's the update for 1Q 2011, where we examined tens of thousands of 9611X CPT codes used by our clients.
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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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