Pediatric Health IT Guidance

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…

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Additional Coding Considerations for Well Visits: 96110, 96127, 96160, 96161

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.…

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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…

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