coding

Telephone Call Encounter Form

So, you get excited about all the information we're sharing about the non-face-to-face codes (also known as the telephone codes) and you want to put this into action in your office...how do you do it?
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Pediatric Diagnosis Code Distribution

I was looking at the way some of our clients use different encounter forms for different types of visits and was wondering about the best ratio of space in the design for diagnoses vs. procedures - should an encounter form be mostly filled with proce...
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Phone Code Update

A surreal moment - I am in Richmond, VA listening to Dr.Lander talk about coding during the Pediatric Alliance/VAAAP event while working on the blog.  And watching my laptopbattery drain quickly!
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Cool ICD-9 Search Tool

Many thanks to Siousxe for sending me this awesome ICD-9 lookup tool that even works well with an iphone.  There are some other ICD-9 tools on-line and I'm such a nerd that I do it by hand, but this is well conceived and delivered.If only the AMA wou...
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Bungee Blogging!

I've been erratic, I know, but that's life on the road (another broken hard drive!) and at home with two H1N1 kids.  Here's the latest:
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Prepare for ICD-9 2010

PCC has opened our 2010 ICD-9 prep course for pediatrics to the public. Prepare Your Practice for 2010 ICD-9 Changes
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Podcasts/Chip Hart

Available on iTunes
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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