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    Experts InSight
    27:31
    Comprehensive Ophthalmology
    CME 0.5 General AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) created the new G2211 add-on code to address the resource cost and effort to build patient relationships with those impacted by chronic and complex conditions. Use of this new add-on code is dependent on ophthalmologists building strong long-term relationships with patients to benefit their longitudinal care. Drs. Lee Alward and Young Kwon join host Dr. Andrew Pouw to share their experiences and wisdom for building trust and rapport towards a valuable patient–physician relationship.

    For all episodes or to claim CME credit for selected episodes, visit www.aao.org/podcasts.

    CME Information

    Release: June 27, 2024; expires June 27, 2027

    Financial Disclosures:
    Planner/Faculty: Dr. Pouw reports no relevant financial disclosures.
    Faculty: Drs. Alward and Kwon report no relevant financial disclosures.
    Review Panel: Dr. Mazeyar Saboori receives consulting and lecture fees from Aerie Pharmaceuticals. The following reviewers report no financial disclosures: Jeffrey D. Henderer, MD; Danah Albreiki, MBBS; Ashiyani Nariani, MD, MPH; Annie Moreau, MD; and Allison Umfress, MD.

    Learning Objective: Upon completion of this episode, the listener should be able to describe how the new G2211 add-on code can be used when billing for outpatient and office visits, and the importance of establishing and maintaining the patient–physician relationship, especially in patients with chronic and complex diseases.

    Audience: This activity is intended for comprehensive ophthalmologists.

    Accreditation: The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Hardware/Software Requirements: This learning activity requires a current web browser and speaker or headset capable of playing streaming audio.