Coding for Pediatrics, 2018
Welcome to the Online Access page for Coding for Pediatrics, 2018.
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 Edition, 2015 Edition, 2014 Edition, 2013 Edition and 2012 Edition.
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
Table 7-1. Evaluation and Management Key Components
Coding Change Request Form
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 2017
FDA National Drug Code