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Coding Education for YOs

Tools to address educational of needs of younger or new to practice ophthalmologists.

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YO Info Coding Archive and EyeNet Savvy Coder

YO Info

Visit the Young Ophthalmologist Web Site for Academy resources for YOs including the YO Info™ Coding Archive

  • Visit the YO Info™ page to read the latest issue of the Young Ophthalmologist's Newsletter.

Savvy Coder

EyeNet Magazine features a monthly Savvy Coder article by Sue Vicchrilli, the Academy's Coding Executive. Recent topics include:

Visit the EyeNet Archive page to view previous Savvy Coder articles.


Coding Resources at the Annual Meeting

AAOE Practice Management Area

Stop by the AAOE Practice Management area in the Academy Resource Center for updates on critical business issues including EHR, coding and reimbursement, ICD-10 transition, PQRS and e-prescribing, financial management, human resources and more. Academy and AAOE members can also sign up at the booth for a free, 20 minute, one-on-one private consultation with a practice management expert — Practice Management Center, Academy Resource Center, Hall A - Booth, 3239.


AAOE Coding Courses

AAOE offers three targeted coding courses. Consult your Pocket Guide or Final Program for a complete list of practice management and coding courses. Purchase the Academy Plus Course Pass or course tickets for select special events at the Ticketed Events and Tour Sales area, Hall C. The cost of the Course Pass is $100 for Academy Members in Training and a discount of 50% is offered on a select group of ticketed courses. All courses take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Review the Highlights for Young Ophthalmologist brochure [PDF 2MB] and the Academy's Meeting Essentials page to help you make the most of your time at the Annual Meeting in New Orleans.


CODEquest 2014: Conquering ICD-10-CM for Ophthalmology

CODEquest Seminars — Jump-Start Your ICD-10 Conversion with CODEquest

On Oct. 1, 2014, the biggest change to health care coding in more than 30 years — ICD-10-CM — goes into effect. Worried? Don’t be. CODEquest holds the key to conquering ICD-10. CODEquest can help you transition to ICD-10 smoothly and easily.

CODEquest 2014: Conquering ICD-10-CM is a four hour state- and ophthalmology-specific coding seminar. CODEquest’s experienced instructors will show you how to attack every code and solve any coding conundrum in a systematic, logical way. If you want to be an effective and efficient coder, look no further than CODEquest, the premier coding seminar in ophthalmology. Discounted registration fee for residents and fellows-in-training.


Coding Products from the Academy Store

AAOE offers a number of products to get your career off to the right start. A few options to consider:

Visit the Academy Store Academy Store for a full list of coding and reimbursement products, detailed descriptions and ordering instructions.