• Resources and Seminars for Learning ICD-10-CM

  • Subspecialty ICD-10 Decision Trees and Guides

    AAOE physician decision trees and quick-reference guides have been updated to include the new and revised ICD-10 changes effective Oct. 1, 2016.  These easy-to-print resources are a great educational tool for physicians and staff.

    Decision Trees:


    ICD-10 Superbills

    The American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives thanks all who have been willing to share their ICD-10 superbills with their colleagues:

    Submitted by Glenn C. Campbell, MD | Advanced Vision Institute

    Submitted by Mary Baglin | Billing Manager, Connecticut Retina Consultants, New Haven, Conn.

    Submitted by Traci Fritz, COE | Executive Director, Children’s Eye Care Michigan, Detroit, Mich.

    Submitted by Kelly Swartz, OCS | Billing Supervisor, Eyes of York Cataract and Laser Center, PC, York, Pa.

    Submitted by Carol A. Sado | Manager, Eye Physicians & Surgeons, Billings Cataract & Laser Surgicenter & Eye Physicians Optical, Billings, Mont.

    Print and Online Products

    Visit www.aao.org/store to view all AAOE coding and reimbursement products.

    Webinars and Tutorials

    • Recorded Webinar: Implementing the New and Expanded ICD-10 Codes for AMD, Diabetes, BRVO and CRVO into Your Practice  
      On Oct. 1, 2016, new ICD-10-CM codes went into effect. Stay up to date on over 50 new and expanded diagnosis codes for retina-related conditions during this one-hour recorded webinar. Learn from retina coding and clinical experts about how to use the codes and what tools you can use to ease your transition.

      Topics covered: Expanded age-related macular degeneration codes (exudative and nonexudative); New proliferative diabetic retinopathy and tractional retinal detachment codes; Specific types of codes related to vein occlusion; Documentation requirement for these new codes.

    • Recorded Tutorial: How to Code Oculofacial Fractures Treated Oct. 1 or After
      Beginning Oct. 1, 2016, the U.S. health care system will adopt numerous new or revised ICD-10 codes – including nearly 400 changes affecting ophthalmologists. This guide will show you how to correctly code orbital-floor fractures for dates of service beginning Oct. 1. Topic covered include the seventh character position status pertaining to fractures, a facial-fractures overview and their inclusion of laterality.

    Codequest 2017

    Reimbursement rules change constantly while medical codes increase in number and complexity. Keep up to date on the latest changes in coding and reimbursement by attending the Academy's Codequest coding seminar. The Academy is the leading source of expert knowledge on ophthalmic coding. In just four hours, Codequest gives you and your staffŠ unparalleled expert instruction to overcome coding challenges and improve patient care.

    Codequest’s all-new 2017 content includes:

    • Significant CPT and ICD-10 changes;
    • Top reasons for claim denials for each subspecialty;
    • Implementation strategies for success under the Medicare physician payment changes coming in 2017;
    • Top coding pitfalls to avoid;
    • 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.

    OffŠers 4 CME, JCAHPO and NBCOE Credits and certificate of completion for AAPC. 

    Program location and pricing details will be posted soon!