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New DC Medicaid Billing Requirements & Rate Changes for EPSDT Well-Child Visits

The purpose of this transmittal is to notify EPSDT/HealthCheck providers about new rates and billing requirements for well-child visits, and changes to the EPSDT Billing Manual and DC HealthCheck Periodicity Schedule.

All Medicaid-eligible children should receive the comprehensive child health benefit for infividuals under the age of 21 known as the Early and Periodic Screening, Dianostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) services benefit.

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Passing of Dr. Roselyn P. Epps, Past President of DC AAP

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr. Roselyn P. Epps, who died on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Dr. Epps is the spouse of Dr. Charles H. Epps Jr. and the mother of Dr. Roselyn E. Epps.

Dr. Roselyn P. Epps was born in Little Rock, Arkansas but grew up in Savannah, Georgia.

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Earn 4.5 CME Credits at Free Upcoming IUD and Contraceptive Implant Training

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excellentAdvocates for Youth is pleased to announce an upcoming training on Long –Acting Reversible Contraceptive Methods (LARC), to be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Washington Court Hotel near Union Station (see attached flyer). This training, sponsored by the University of California San Francisco, DC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, and Advocates for Youth, provides information about the latest research and best practices for the provision of LARC methods.

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Over 80 Pediatricians Participated in the DC AAP Annual Fall Meeting/Dinner on Early Childhood Mental Health

On Thursday, September 11th, over 80 pediatricians attended DC AAP’s Annual Fall Meeting and Dinner at Maggiano’s on Early Childhood Mental Health: Identifying and Managing Common Concerns.

The evening included a keynote address by Dr. Bhavin Dave, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC where he is Associate Director of the Infant & Toddler Mental Health Program.

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School Based Health Alliance Recruiting for Inaugural Leadership Fellows Program

LFP-Webpage-ImageThe School-Based Health Alliance is excited to announce its call for applicants to participate in our Leadership Fellows Program. If you are early to mid-level in your career with a commitment to providing accessible and quality health care for children and teens, this is your opportunity! Ten emerging leaders will be selected from around the country to participate in this year long program.

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Earn $200 for Providing your Opinion in Partnership for Prevention Study

The provider education committee of the Partnership for Prevention (http://www.prevent.org/) is seeking health care providers (MDs, NPs, PAs,) to participate in an assessment of provider resources, tools, and webpage.

The assessment involves completing a short case study using the resources found on the NCC provider webpage and participating in one telephone-based focus group.

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