Practice management

In an effort to improve your practice, as well as provide services in an efficient and cost-appropriate manner, this Web site section compiles relevant practice management resources related to developmental and behavioral topics. The resource materials and relevant links are within the following categories:

Coding and Diagnostic Resources

This section provides resources related to dealing with coding issues and how to find the most up to date diagnostic and treatment codes.

Implementation of Screening Tools

Information and tips on how to use screening tools for specific populations and practice settings are included in this section. For information on some of the validated screening tools, go to Screening and Assessment.

Practice Improvement

The page includes examples of billing sheets, letters, scheduling, and quality improvement topics.

Training Resources for Office Staff

The resource materials on this page will help office staff implement various developmental-behavioral pediatrics activities.

Parent Handouts

Handouts are intended for patient education by health professionals. Some handouts are borrowed from other sources. This section contains both original and adapted handouts. Unless otherwise stated, all articles are copyrighted.

Check out Practice Management Online for other relevant pediatric practice management topics. This Web site is free to AAP members.

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