Pediatric HealthIT Guidance Provided by ONC Leaders on June 24th. On June 24th, 2020 from 4-5 pm the Office for the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology provided an overview of the recommended areas of focus for Pediatric HealthIT. This teleconference included a review of the ten recommendations for Pediatric HealthIT. These…Details
There are two potential CARES Act Programs that provide support funding to Pediatric practices. The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): This loan to grant program provides a SBA loan to Pediatric groups for which the most to all of the loan amount can be forgiven (grant). Most Pediatric groups applied in early…Details
96110 Developmental screening (e.g., developmental milestone survey, speech and language delay screen), with scoring and documentation, per standardized instrument Guidance on when to use this code for Pediatric well visits: Add this code for 18 and 24 month well visit when complete MCHAT Can also add this code if complete developmental screening scoring tool.…Details
2020 COVID-19 Pandemic and Shut down of the economy – What does the phase re-openings Mean to Pediatric Practices?
The COVID-19 Pandemic caught the entire nation by surprise in March. On March 13th, President Trump declared a state of emergency and by March 16th every state declared a state of emergency. The Pandemic and the state of emergency caused shutting down activities, schools, work, stores, offices and travel. Initially, many individuals hoped the…Details
Since Mid-March, many parents were home watching the news that runs constantly and seeing images of NYC Hospitals as well as the daily updates from the White House team on the pandemic. The environment of children and adults being at home reduces contact for COVID-19 as well as other diseases/conditions that result in patients going…Details