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Coding for Pediatrics 2018


Coding for Pediatrics, 2018


Welcome to the Online Access page for Coding for Pediatrics, 2018.

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Coding for Pediatrics is an instructional manual and reference tool for use by primary care pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, and others involved in the provision of care to children. The purpose of the manual is to support the delivery of quality care to children by providing the pediatric provider with the knowledge to best support appropriate business practices.

Purchasers of the book have full access to the appendices below, accessed via this page with a special access code that comes with the book.

For Online Access to previous editions see  2017 Edition, 2016 Edition2015 Edition​2014 Edition2013 Edition and 2012 Edition.

Errata page 302​​​​​

AAP Coding Webinars 

2018 Coding for Pediatrics CEU Quiz​​

The following are all the links and documents referred to in Coding for Pediatrics, 2018 and additional resources to support your coding needs.


1995 Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management Services

1997 Documentation Guidelines for Evaluation and Management Services

Physicians at Teaching Hospital (PATH) Guidelines and Primary Care Exception Rule (PCER)

CMS Incident-to Requirements


I.   Sample Assessment/Testing Tools
II.  Vaccine Products: Commonly Administered Pediatric Vaccines
III. Chronic Care Management Worksheet
IV. Care Plan Oversight Encounter Worksheet
V.  Global Per Diem Critical Care Codes: Direct Supervision and Reporting Guidelines
VI. Effective Health Plan Appeals: The Ins and Outs
VII.Sample Denial Tracking Tool

Additional Resources

Table 7-1. Evaluation and Management Key Components

Coding Change Request Form

Encounter Form/Superbill​

FAQ: Immunization Administration

Reporting E/M Services with Immunization Administration

FAQ: Alternative Payment Methodologies

Sample Appeal Letter 

AAP Position on Medicare Consultation Policy

Coding Fact Sheets

Standardized Screening/Testing: Developmental and Emotional/Behavioral

Pediatric RBRVS Brochure 2018​

FDA National Drug Code

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