Compliant and accurate coding can significantly increase your practice’s bottom line. That’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) kicked off its spring/summer 2019 coding webinars with “Don’t Leave Money on the Table: Missed Coding Opportunities,” presented by Linda D. Parsi, MD, MBA, CPEDC, FAAP, chair of the AAP coding publications Editorial Advisory Board. As the owner of a private practice, Dr Parsi has extensive experience in this area. During the webinar, Dr Parsi shared the following 3 bottom-line–boosting tips as well as a great deal of additional information.

Superbills can be a great tool for running an efficient pediatric office. (Don’t have a superbill? The AAP Pediatric Office Superbill 2019 is available at http://shop.aap.org to be used as inspiration for a customized superbill for your office.) The key is to clearly understand your workflow and create a superbill that contains the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes commonly...

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