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Focus on Pediatrics

Focus on Pediatrics

75.00

This workbook, newly revised in 2019 is intended specifically for pediatric therapists who are starting a private practice. It is written by Carrie Strauch OTR, a pediatric therapist with over 35 years of experience  along with Iris Kimberg, MS PT OTR. 

This is a 70 plus  page supplement to the first workbook, Starting a Professional Practice  and focuses specifically on issues relevant to setting up a pediatric  practice including information on early intervention, school based practice, billing for pediatrics and consult time, FERPA,  family based practice and complementary service inclusion in the pediatric arena. See full table of contents and appendices below. Also included are 2  30 page handouts with updates on both ICD 10 and CPT codes  for 2019, including new codes for 2019, and codes that are no longer in effect. The workbook includes 2019 updates on ICD 10 and CPT codes related to pediatrics. 

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION 1-2
Basics of Pediatric Practice 3-5
Treatment Settings 5
Federal Laws Impacting Pediatric Practice 5-6
Early Intervention 6-9
Collaboration with Family 10-11
The Inside Scoop on Home Based Treatment 12
Pre school, School age and Teens 13-15
Considerations in Setting up an Office 16-18
Office Forms………………………………………………………………………………………..18-19
Documentation 20-21
Billing and Reimbursement…………………………………………………………………22-23
State Mandates for Insurance Coverage for Autistic Children…………………………….24-25
Marketing in Pediatrics 26
Expanding Your Practice 27-28

Appendices

Appendix A Sample Intake Form for Pediatrics……………………………………………..29.
Appendix B: Agreement and Waiver for participation in onsite classes………………30
Appendix C: Photo/video Consent ………………………………………………………………..31
Appendix D: Permission Slip- Designated Signer for Family……………………………….32
Appendix E: Sample Marketing Letters ……………………………………………………..33-34
Appendix F: ICD Codes – CPT Codes in Pediatrics………………………………………..35-39
Appendix G: Resources/Equipment/Supplies/Testing …………………………………..40
Appendix H: Equipment List including Estimated Start Up Costs…………………….41
Appendix I: Facts for Therapists in NY……………………………………………………..42-43|
Appendix J: FERPA …………………………………………………………………………….44-45
Appendix K: What Makes Running A Peds Practice So Different Than One for Adults
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