The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is proud to present a series of free coding webinars from distinguished experts on important and timely topics related to coding. This article addresses key points from the fourth webinar, “Pediatric Coding: Back to the Basics,” which was presented by Linda D. Parsi, MD, MBA, CPEDC, FAAP. Dr Parsi is the current chair of the AAP Committee on Coding and Nomenclature (COCN) Editorial Advisory Board and sits on the AAP COCN. She has been in private practice since 1997 and has owned her own practice since 2004. Dr Parsi not only provides basic information on coding but also uses her own experience to support the importance of correct coding.

Dr Parsi began her presentation with her own story of being overwhelmed and overworked in her private practice before discovering how coding could help her achieve a more financially viable practice. She noted that gaining...

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