AAO Codequest 2020

A Virtual Event

September 19

8:00 AM - 12:15 PM

*Registration open now.*


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Codequest™ 2020

  • Code With Clarity in the COVID-19 Era

    Join the most knowledgeable coding experts in ophthalmology for a half-day of professional education and training. We’ll map out the latest pandemic-related coding updates, review key competencies, prepare for new E/M requirements (the first changes in 20 years), and steer you towards successful solutions for preventing claim denials.

    Developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and presented in partnership with the Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians & Surgeons, Codequest™ provides unparalleled instruction for practices of every size. Each session includes valuable information specific to your state and answers to your personal coding questions.

    Codequest ™ is the best way to protect your practice from claim denials and audits.

    HOW YOU’LL BENEFIT

  • Optimize your documentation and coding performance according to federal and commercial payer rules
  • Implement coding competencies for each specialty
  • Learn to avoid audit triggers and prevent claim denials
  • Codequest is a great resource for helping you prepare to take the Ophthalmic Coding Specialist exams
  • WHAT YOU’LL COVER IN FOUR HOURS

    Codequest’s all-new 2020 program is the fastest way to understand timely critical coding changes, including:

  • Telemedicine coding scenarios 
  • Hybrid exam case studies
  • Key coding competencies that will keep you current with commercial and federal payers 
  • New extended ophthalmoscopy documentation criteria to assure compliance
  • What you and your patients must know to bill standard and premium IOLs correctly and ethically
  • Modifier management
  • MIPS reporting updates for 2020
  • BONUS Prep for 2021: Implementation of the new E/M documentation guidelines set for January 2021

  • LEARN FROM THE ACADEMY’S CODING EXPERTS

    Codequest instructor bios are available at aao.org/codequest 

    WHO SHOULD ATTEND
    Ophthalmologists, practice administrators, technicians, scribes, coders and billers

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

    YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO MISS CODEQUEST

    Register today. Attend with your Team.

    Register Here

    CREDIT INFORMATION

    Accreditation Statement

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

    Designation Statement

    Live webinar:

  • 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.
  • On-demand webinar recording:

  • The American Academy of 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.

Continuing Education Credits (e.g., AAPC and IJCAHPO) 

The Academy will provide a certificate of completion to attendees that indicate the course offers CME so they may request a credit transfer with their certification agency. Attendees will be responsible for knowing their certification requirements.

For more information, click here 

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