A new study shows that a single dose of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is less effective against Delta. Read more about it here.
"According to a new study which has not yet been peer-reviewed, patients who received the single-dose vaccine showed antibodies with low neutralizing titer compared to the modest neutralization titers found in those who received Pfizer and Moderna’s two-jab regimens. Patients who received the one-shot vaccine may be served by receiving a second dose, ideally one of the two mRNA vaccines."
Have you done a financial well checkup for your pediatric practice? Read PCC's blog on the critical areas to focus on.
"Auditing what services your practice offers and its revenue opportunities provides a clear starting point to begin examining your practice’s pricing. In 2021, the definition of RVUs and their value for E&M codes were changed. One of the fundamental changes that pediatricians haven’t yet grasped is that the RVUs of E&Ms has increased so much that it has lowered revenue in other specialties. By not updating your prices to reflect 2021 RVU values for E&Ms, your practice will be leaving money on the table when insurance payors flip to the new valuing system."