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2014 GPCI Analysis

It what has become a (nearly) annual tradition - check out 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 -  it's time to see what the new GPCI adjustments have in store for us this year.  What's a GPCI (pronounced "Gypsie"), you ask?  It's the geographical adjustment made ...
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Pediatricians: Participate in the RUC [Updated 06/26/12]

Over the last few years, pediatricians have gained a lot of ground in the RVU arena - I have documented many of the changes, as you know.  Although it sometimes feels like two steps forward and one step back, the overall RVUs/Visit for PCC client hav...
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96110 Billing Problems

Many of you are familiar with the 96110 RVU snafu at the beginning of 2012.  CMS removed all the RVUs for the 96110 and then, with the help of the AAP making noise, replaced the values.
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2012 RBRVS Calculator Updated

The free RBRVS calculator has been updated for the 2012 Revised CPT data, which includes a return of the 1.000 GPCI floor, some updated codes, and an increase to the new CF.
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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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