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How to Navigate Common Pediatric Coding Mistakes
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Preventive services and screenings are important, especially for our little ones. Hence, the federal amendment to Medicaid Act’s pediatric standards of coverage for children and youth under the age of 21, called Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT).
EPSDT was designed to ensure that, regardless of where they live, low income children in the United States can obtain ongoing assessment and, if problems arise, care and treatment that recognizes 21st century standards of care. It was prompted by the shockingly high 50% rejection rate for 1962 Vietnam draftees due to untreated childhood illnesses.
EPSDT is crucial for the health and wellbeing of children everywhere. But, it can pose some serious concerns for auditors. For example, some of the codes for routine health examinations distinguish between “with” and “without” abnormal findings. And, code assignment depends on the information that is “known at the time the encounter is being coded.” This is just the beginning of where things get really tricky in pediatric services.
Watch this on-demand webinar, How to Navigate Common Pediatric Coding Mistakes, where we’ll discuss common areas of concern in a pediatric practice and how to prevent pitfalls in:
Filling out the form below will allow you to watch the webinar for free. On the next page you will then have the option to purchase 1.5 CEUs for $30.
PLEASE NOTE: This program meets AAPC guidelines for 1.5 CEUs. Can be split between Core A, CPCO, CPMA, CEMC, CPEDC. You will receive your CEU in a separate email after watching the on-demand recording. On-Demand viewing requires successful completion of the post-test for continuing education units.
(You'll have the option to purchase 1.5 CEUs on the next page.)