• Codequest Coding Courses

  • Protect Your Practice from Claim Denials and Audits at Ophthalmology’s Premier Coding Event

    With reimbursement rules constantly changing, audits becoming more frequent and codes increasing in number and complexity, the American Academy of Ophthalmology Codequest 2017 is an event you can’t afford to miss. Codequest provides unparalleled, expert instruction to overcome coding challenges practices face daily and help improve patient care. In just four hours, you’ll learn all-new, accurate and authoritative strategies from the leader of ophthalmic education.

    Taught by experts with years of ophthalmic experience, Codequest 2017 will cover:

    • Significant CPT and ICD-10-CM changes;
    • Top reasons for claim denials for each subspecialty;
    • New! Learn implementation strategies for coding success under the new Medicare payment system;
    • Top coding pitfalls to avoid;
    • The consequences of noncompliance;
    • Updates to Correct Coding Initiative and modifiers;
    • Testing services guidelines for ordering vs. supervising ophthalmologists;
    • Solutions and advice for your specific situation.

    Best of all, Codequest is ophthalmology-specific and state-specific to focus on the coding information you need most. Registrants may email questions in advance to coding@aao.org.

    Learn from the Academy’s coding experts

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

    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.