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:
This section provides resources related to dealing with coding issues and how to find the most up to date diagnostic and treatment codes.
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.
The page includes examples of billing sheets, letters, scheduling, and quality improvement topics.
The resource materials on this page will help office staff implement various developmental-behavioral pediatrics activities.
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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AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The AAP Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics manual is now available at the AAP Bookstore. Purchase your copy today for the all-new clinical resource for caring for children with developmental and behavioral concerns.
Fall 2013 Newsletter is now available
Read the Fall 2013 edition of the Developmental and Behavioral News which includes articles such as, "ADHD in DSM-5: Few Changes in Diagnositc Criteria ", "The DSM-5 Autism Critera: A Social Rather Than Scientific Achievement ", "Reflections on Advocacy Experience ", and much more. Go to the About Us section for back issues of the newsletter.
The 2014 DB:PREP Course was held earlier this year. DB:PREP is a comprehensive review of the developmental-behavioral pediatric medicine for both the pediatric subspecialist and the primary care physician. Course Materials available soon.