Most physicians can now access new resources by using Internet service providers. There will be a vast amount of coding information in the months to come, much with free access or as a service to members. Below are some Web sites that are good resources for coding and related information, in addition to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

http://www.aap.org

There are excellent coding resources at the AAP. The Division of Health Care Finance and Practice maintains a FaxBack Coding Hotline. AAP members can call 800/433-9016, ext 4022, and leave their name and fax number, and a sheet will be faxed where they can fill out their questions. The answers will come by FaxBack service within 1 week. A copy of the fax is available in the AAP manual Coding for Pediatrics 2002. To order Coding for Pediatrics, call 888/227-1770. With the purchase of this manual, you will receive...

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