• Level Up at Codequest ™ 2019

    Coming soon to a city near you.

    Join the most knowledgeable coding experts in ophthalmology for a half-day of professional education and training. We’ll steer you through regulatory road blocks and the complex maze of federal and commercial payers’ rules, arriving at coding solutions you can use to appropriately maximize all your reimbursements.

    Developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Codequest™ provides unparalleled instruction relevant to all practice sizes. Each session includes valuable information specific to your region.

    You can't afford to miss Codequest.

    Select your city at left and register today. 

    How You'll Benefit

    • Acquire valuable insights for protecting your practice
    • Boost your coding performance
    • Prepare for the inevitable audit scenario
    • Learn to resolve claim denials.

    What You’ll Cover in Four Hours

    Codequest’s all-new 2019 program will help you 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)

    Codequest is the only place you’ll find these best-practice tips:

    • Prior authorization checklist – what is your form missing?
    • How to code from an operative report
    • MIGS:  What’s covered, what’s not
    • Calculations for multidose vial drug administration
    • Exam and testing coverage and frequency for patients on high-risk medication
    • Billing for two surgeons in the same operative session

    Learn from the Coding Experts

    All Codequest instructors have the Ophthalmic Coding Specialist (OCS and OCSR) designations.

    What Your Colleagues Say

    “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.

    “Our office attends this course every year… Excellent presentation and information."

    Patricia J. Stull
    Katy, Texas

    “There is always something new I take with me!"

    Polly A. Park, CPC
    Nashville, Tenn. 

    “I always enjoy the presentations. They do a great job teaching us. The lectures are wonderful."

    Bingjing Roberts, MD
    Manhattan, N.Y.

    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 them. 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 Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) “A” CE Credits for completion of this course.

    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.

    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.