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Key Differences in Pediatric Risk Adjustment

Examine accurate coding for pediatric patients, as well as the importance of other elements like timing.

Approximately 20 percent of pediatric patients will have a risk-adjusting condition as compared to 65 percent of the Medicare Advantage population. Despite their relative rarity, it is important to properly document pediatric risk-adjusting conditions due to the fact that they are more threatening to the patient’s health.

Presentation @ RISE VBC: Effective Collaboration Strategies Between Payer & Provider