There are no absolute models for managing a pediatric practice. Regardless of the size and/or location, each practice requires planning and creative management to successfully meet the needs of patients/families and be financially viable.​

These resources are designed to help pediatricians stay current on healthcare trends; effectively manage their careers, practices and patient panels; and succeed in a competitive environment. ​​


Practice Resources

Payment for Child Health Services

Resources to help with the financial aspects of your pediatric practice.

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Coding and Valuation
Find resources on CPT, ICD and HCPCS coding for common pediatric issues. Including vaccine financing and code valuation (RBRVS).
Payer Contracting, Advocacy and Other Resources
Learn more about how the Academy is supporting efforts around public and private payer advocacy. This includes resources on payer contract negotiation and other payer advocacy resources.
Choosing Wisely
Review the Choosing Wisely Campaign Toolkit for over 65 ways for general pediatricians, medical subspecialists and surgical specialists to reduce unnecessary services and costs in health care.
Hassle Factor Form
For issues related to coverage or claims adjudication from both private (commercial) or public (Medicaid or Managed Care) click here to fill out a form on our Coding Hotline.
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