Strengthen Your Audit Armor: Attend the American Academy of Ophthalmology Codequest 2018
Come to Codequest, ophthalmology’s premier coding event, for the information you need most. Stay up to date on shifting regulations, compliance with federal and commercial payers’ rules and the latest tactics to appropriately maximize reimbursement. Codequest provides four hours of unparalleled expert instruction no matter the size of your practice. And each session includes valuable information specific to your region.
All-new 2018 program
- Avoid costly mistakes that trigger audits in evolving health care markets;
- Learn how to adopt new CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10 codes and CCI and medically unlikely edits: Assure your practice gets paid for newly covered procedures and devices;
- Telemedicine: Learn what to consider before you participate, including risk management coverage issues;
- Blepharoplasty: Get expert guidance on how to correctly bill cosmetic vs. functional procedures under the new requirements;
- Audit-proof your documentation with our payer-specific checklists for top surgical procedures performed by each subspecialty;
- Review the requirements for mastering modifiers.
Best of all, Codequest is ophthalmology-specific and state-specific to focus on the coding information you need most. To get solutions and advice for your specific questions, registrants may email questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn from the coding experts
All Codequest instructors have the Ophthalmic Coding Specialist (OCS) designation.
What Your Colleagues Say
“I always enjoy the presentations. They do a great job teaching us. The lectures are wonderful.”
Bingjing Roberts, MD — Manhattan, N.Y.
“All doctors should attend! It’s our responsibility to know what’s billed and make sure it corresponds with the chart. Codequest helps us make sure that our documentation is appropriate and allows us to get paid the most for the work being done.”
Robert Innocenzi, DO — Chino, Calif.
“I have been attending Codequest for the last nine years and have enjoyed them so much!”
Monali Sakhalkar, MD — Macon, Ga.
“Our office attends this course every year… Excellent presentation and information.”
Patricia J. Stull — Katy, Texas
“I enjoy coming every year as there is always something new I take with me!”
Polly A. Park, CPC — Nashville, Tenn.
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.
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 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.