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Pediatric Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Time Really Is Money in Pediatric Practices

Question: I read your advice in Pediatric Coding Alert saying to ask patients for their insurance information when they make their appointments, and then verifying coverage with payers before the patients present for their appointment. We tried this and found it extremely time-consuming. Is this really necessary? Supercoder.com subscriber Answer: Although it’s true that verifying coverage before patients present to your office [...]