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Diagnosis 3 In The Creating a Binder to Stay Organized When you receive a lot of information and paperwork, it can be hard to stay organized. Here are steps you can take to create a binder to store important information and documents: 1. Get a one- to two-inch, three-ring binder (two inches is better if you have a LOT of papers). Creating a Binder to Stay Organized When you receive a lot of information and paperwork, it can be hard to stay organized. Here are steps you can take to create a binder to store important information and documents: 1. Get a one- to two-inch, three-ring binder (two inches is better if you have a LOT of papers). 2. Get or borrow a three-hole punch. 3. Get dividers with tabs and pockets. 4. Create the following tabs (these are just suggestions — you may want others): a. My Child’s Heart • Diagram of your child’s heart • Information about your child’s CHD • Information about surgeries and procedures b. Doctors & Specialists c. Medications • Put prescriptions in this section d. Resources • Support team with contact information • Early intervention services • Educational services e. Insurance Information • Insurance policy and number • Explanations of benefits (EOB) f. Medical Bills • You may divide this further by type of bill: cardiologist, primary care doctors, anesthesiologist, radiologists, etc. g. Other Information h. Emergency Plan 2. Get or borrow a three-hole punch. 3. Get dividers with tabs and pockets. 4. Create the following tabs (these are just suggestions — you may want others): a. My Child’s Heart • Diagram of your child’s heart • Information about your child’s CHD • Information about surgeries and procedures b. Doctors & Specialists c. Medications • Put prescriptions in this section d. Resources • Support team with contact information • Early intervention services • Educational services e. Insurance Information • Insurance policy and number • Explanation of benefits (EOB) f. Medical Bills • You may divide this further by type of bill: cardiologist, primary care doctors, anesthesiologist, radiologists, etc. g. Other Information h. Emergency Plan Print a PDF of this page 1 General Information 2 Prenatal Hospital 4 Living With CHD 5 Forms 85


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