Are Practice Management Consultants Worth Hiring?

Chip Hart and Brandon Betancourt

This is a guest post from Chip Hart. Chip is a frequent contributor to PediatricInc and former co-host of the highly revered Pediatric Management Awesomecast. When Chip isn't protecting independent pediatric practices against evil conglomerates, naysayers, and the League of Shadows, you can find him at PCC doing... something (I've never figured out what is it that he does at PCC, exactly).  I will never forget the scene. I was the lonely … [Read more...]

Are Practice Management Consultants Worth Hiring?

This is a guest post from Chip Hart. Chip is a frequent contributor to PediatricInc and former co-host of the highly revered Pediatric Management Awesomecast. When Chip isn't fighting against evil conglomerates, naysayers, and the league of shadows to help protect and keep pediatric practices alive and independent, you can find him at PCC doing something (I've never figured out what is it that he does at PCC, exactly).    I will never … [Read more...]

Top 40 CPT’s

I wanted to share our practice’s top 40 CPT codes. I compared them to last years top 40 codes just to see what would come up. The ranking is based on frequency, not of revenue or paid or anything else. Here it is: A few observations: 99214 made a jump from 5th to 3rd  96110 dropped a spot. But it’s OK since it gave the spot up for 99214, which pays better anyway. 99392 made a jump from 10th to 6th Lots of U/A's relative to … [Read more...]

Top 40 CPT's

I wanted to share our practice’s top 40 CPT codes. I compared them to last years top 40 codes just to see what would come up. The ranking is based on frequency, not of revenue or paid or anything else. Here it is: A few observations: 99214 made a jump from 5th to 3rd  96110 dropped a spot. But it’s OK since it gave the spot up for 99214, which pays better anyway. 99392 made a jump from 10th to 6th Lots of U/A's relative to other … [Read more...]