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  • Sponsored in part by a grant from Allergan, an AbbVie company

    Join the most knowledgeable coding experts in ophthalmology for four hours of professional coding education vital to your success. We’ll map out the latest coding updates, review key competencies, test your knowledge and steer you towards successful solutions for preventing claim denials. 

    Developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Codequest™ provides unparalleled instruction for practices of every size and every specialty.

    Codequest is the best way to protect your practice from claim denials and audit recoupments.

    Who should attend? 

    Ophthalmologists who are responsible for their practice’s revenue, plus technicians, scribes, billers and coders, compliance officers, practice managers/administrators.

    Topics for the Four-Hour Session
    • 2024 Coding Updates, financial impact and crucial payer policy changes.
    • Myth-busters 2.0: Debunk this year's top coding myths and confirm with trusted guidance.
    • Compliance Matters: Recognize the hot topics related to audits, compliance and investigations of ophthalmic practices and steps to take to avoid.
    • Name That Modifier: Review challenging case studies to develop proficiency and confidence in applying modifiers.
    • Code this OP Report: Recognize the ten steps for surgical coding and apply them to real-life OP reports to level-up your skills.
    • Coding Competency Challenge: Master frequently asked coding questions by submitting your answer through live polling.
    • E/M: Decipher the definitions hidden within the medical decision-making table. 

    Learn from the Academy’s Coding Experts

    Codequest instructors are OCS and OCSR certified.

    Have a specific conundrum? 

    Email questions to before the course and get answers to your personal coding challenges.

    Credits for CME activities

    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 these live and enduring material CME activities for a maximum of the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ noted below each activity title. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A complete credit designation statement is included inside each activity.

    AAPC will honor 1.0-for-1.0 CEUs for any event offering AMA PRA Category 1 credit™

    IJCAHPO CEUs available for Classroom or Live Stream* courses

    *Effective Jan. 26, 2024 - IJCAHPO requirement to claim credit for attending live stream courses:

    • After the course, attendees must pass a 20-question quiz with a score of 80% or higher.
    • Quiz scores will be reported to IJCAHPO for verification of awarded credits.
    CEU credits not available for distance learning or recorded courses.

    Attendance Eligibility Requirements

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

    Americans with Disabilities Act Statement

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology supports the Americans with Disabilities Act. Should you require a specific accommodation or service to facilitate your participation at a Codequest coding course, please email Academy staff.