• Codequest Coding Courses

  • Reimbursements continue to decline. Audits are more frequent than ever. Attend the premier ophthalmic coding course and learn from the experts.

    Stay up-to-date on the most important ophthalmic coding topics by attending the American Academy of Ophthalmology Codequest in-person seminar. In just four hours, you will learn how to code for the highest allowable reimbursement, code ICD-10-CM accurately, reduce audit triggers and avoid costly penalties and denials.

    Best of all, Codequest is ophthalmology-specific and state-specific to focus on the coding information you need most.

    Taught by experts with years of ophthalmic experience, Codequest 2016 will cover:

    • ICD-10 Updates for October 1;
    • CPT changes for 2017;
    • Avoiding PQRS and Value Based Modifier penalties in 2016;
    • Coding and documentation rules and requirements unique to each specialty;
    • Solutions to challenging coding problems;
    • Payers’ policies and strategies to reduce claim denials;
    • Examples of coding best practices;
    • Customized answers from the Academy’s coding experts to your questions..

    CME and CEU Credits Available

    As an attendee of the Codequest ophthalmic coding course, you are eligible to claim CME or CEU credits. Consult your course handbook for instructions on how to claim. Claim credits within 30 days of the course date.

    CME for Physicians

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Designation Statement

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    JCAHPO CE Credits

    Ophthalmic allied health professionals receive 4.0 JCAHPO “A” CE Credits for completion of this course.

    NBCOE CE Credits

    The National Board for the Certification of Ophthalmic Executives (NBCOE) reviews the Codequest program of the American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives (AAOE) for COE Category A credit hours. All Category A activities yield a 1:1 credit ration for hours spent to hours earned.

    Certificate of Completion

    AAPC Certificate

    AAPC members get instructions to download a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

    Attendance eligibility requirements

    Attendance is limited to members of the Academy, AAOE, and/or state ophthalmological societies and individuals directly employed by these members.

    Learn from the Academy’s coding experts

    All instructors have the Ophthalmic Coding Specialist (OCS) designation.