Attend the American Academy of Ophthalmology Codequest 2019
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.
NOTE: Additional Codequest locations for January and February 2019, will be posted soon.
Valuable insights for protecting your practice
Attend Codequest’s all-new 2019 program to understand:
- The most important updates of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, CCI, MUE, LCDs and payment changes for 2019
- Imminent changes to E/M codes and extended/subsequent ophthalmoscopy
- Up-to-date documentation rules for exams, tests, minor and major surgeries
- How to select the correct modifier for every situation. Learn how to avoid the common modifier mistakes that cause practices to lose thousands of dollars each year.
- How to resolve claim denials: identify the cause and implement solutions
- Informed recommendations for coding and billing success (e.g. prior authorization, MIGS coverage, vial drug administration and more).
Best of all, Codequest is ophthalmology-specific and state-specific to focus on the coding information you need most.
Learn from the coding experts
All Codequest instructors have the Ophthalmic Coding Specialist (OCS and OCSR) designations.
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.
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.