How to claim credit
- Physicians: Select your course link under "Physicians". You will be taken to CME Central to claim your CME credits and complete your evaluation.
- Non-physicians: Select your course link under "Non-physicians" to complete the evaluation and download your certificate. The Academy does not maintain a copy of certificates issued.
Claim credits within 30 days of the course date.
2022 Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding
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 3 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 3 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 3 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.