• 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 audits.

    Select a date and register today. 

    Topics for the Four-hour Session

    • Coding Competency Challenge  
    • Modifier Mastery  
    • Compliance Begins in the Exam Lane  
    • Coding for Injectable Drugs  
    • You’ve Got Mail: Answers to Most Frequently Asked Questions 
    • From Cloning to Missing:  Avoid the Top 5 Documentation Deficiencies  
    • What’s the Verdict?  E/M vs. Eye Visit Codes for 2022 
    Who should attend?
    • Physician support staff - technicians and scribes, billers and coders, compliance staff, practice manages and administrators
    • Ophthalmologists - they are ultimately responsible
    • Practices of every size and specialty

    Learn from the Academy’s Coding Experts

    Codequest instructors are OCS and OCSR certified.

    Have a specific coding conundrum? Email questions to codequest@aao.org before the course and get answers to your personal coding challenges. 

    What Your Colleagues Say About Virtual Codequest

    "Thank you for making the course available online"

    "Thanks for providing Codequest online this year due to COVID-19."

    "Enjoyed the online format"

    "I enjoyed the webinar. Thank you very much!"

    "I enjoyed having the PDF handbook. Great way to record notes during the playback."


    The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    CME Designation Statement for Virtual (Live) Course
    The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live 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.

    CME Designation Statement for Recording
    The American Academy Ophthalmology designates this enduring material 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.

    AAPC CEUs for Virtual (Live) Course
    AAPC will honor 1.0-for-1.0 CEUs for any live event offering CME credit or AMA PRA Category 1™ credit. A certificate of attendance or completion listing the total CMEs possible for the offering is necessary to show participation. Physicians are advised to claim only the actual hours that they were present during the education. We ask that AAPC-certified members abide by this request also. One hour of instruction is worth one CEU. (Source: https://www.aapc.com/medical-coding-education/help/#tab-3. Accessed on Jan. 21, 2021)

    IJCAHPO CEUs for Virtual (Live) Course
    This course has been approved for 4 Category A credits.


    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.