benchmarks

Pediatric Benchmarks for RVU Rate by Procedure Type

Thanks to the impetus provided by an inspired comment on the previous blog entry, Igor and I got excited about the idea of analyzing the average RVU rate for all CPT codes, broken down by procedure type.  Are "well codes" paid at the same rate as "si...
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VFC vs. Private Flu Vaccine Delivery Survey

What's been eating up my time?  The entire 2011 imms admin debacle.  This could be a lottery ticket for some practices, but it's going to make your billers' lives miserable.  I'll reveal the results of our research shortly, but in the meantime, we ha...
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New Patient Benchmarks

One of my little birdies mentioned discussions on the SOAPM mailing list about new patient benchmarks - what kind of visit volume should be focused on new visits?
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Podcasts/Chip Hart

Available on iTunes
I had a great time speaking to Drs. Bravo and Rogu on their growing podcast, The Pediatric Lounge, to discuss the state of independent pediatricians and the use of data in a pediatric practice.  They are cranking out episodes (which is a good thing) and anyone who supports independent pediatricians should tune in to their effort.  What they are doing takes a tremendous amount of work and their guest list is amazing (well, besides me). They turned our conversation into back-to-back episodes (32 and 33), "Independent Pediatric Practice 2022" and "Data Data Data and Managing a Pediatric Office." If you prefer video, you catch up on their YouTube channel.
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