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Payment for Healthcare Transition Services

  • Margaret A. McManusEmail author
  • Patience H. White
  • David Kanter
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Abstract

Payment barriers represent a significant roadblock to the provision of recommended healthcare transition services. This chapter identifies commonly reported transition payment barriers and offers transition coding options for use in pediatric and adult primary and specialty care practice settings. It also reviews strategies to maximize the potential for payment for transition services with commercial and Medicaid payers. A range of alternative payment methods are presented for consideration as part of payment reform initiatives.

Keywords

Transition to adult care Payment Coding Adolescents Young adults Chronic conditions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Margaret A. McManus
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Patience H. White
    • 2
    • 3
  • David Kanter
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent HealthWashingtonUSA
  2. 2.Got TransitionWashingtonUSA
  3. 3.Departments of Medicine and PediatricsGeorge Washington School of Medicine and Health ScienceWashingtonUSA
  4. 4.Medical CodingMEDNAX Services, IncFort LauderdaleUSA
  5. 5.CPT Editorial PanelAmerican Academy of PediatricsFort LauderdaleUSA

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