Visits from families to the pediatrician before their babies go back to school are going to be at the top of their checklist every school year. The local school district will likely ask for verification of the legal name and age of the student, as well as all pertinent health and immunization requirements to attend facilities in the district. As a pediatrician, you have the most complete long-term history of a child’s development and you’ve seen them through the most critical points in their progress and developmental milestones.
As a medical provider, you’ve helped give these families the opportunity to follow their child’s medical and developmental progress through the course of their time as your patient. In most cases, this is a huge chunk of their lives since there is no longer an age cap to see a pediatrician. (It used to be 21, since 1969, but is no longer observed.) As a pediatrician, you will help these patients and their families decide if they should participate in extracurricular activities, like sports and educational or creative programs. We have a checklist that might help you remember what to check:
If you need help billing your back-to-school appointments with your patients, our billing team at Gables Medical Billing is ready to help with one of your most busy seasons and handling your revenue cycle management from claim submission to payment posting with the ardent dedication to getting you paid in a timely manner.
Gables Medical Billing has adapted to the ever-changing medical billing environment, modifying and adding to its services to proactively meet the needs of its clients.