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Codequest

Level up at Codequest 2020

AAO Codequest™ 2020 Dates:

May 13, 2020 - Pittsburgh May 14, 2020 - Harrisburg May 15, 2020 - Philadelphia

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Level up at American Academy of Ophthalmology Codequest™ 2020
Join the most knowledgeable coding experts in ophthalmology for a half-day of professional education and training. We’ll steer you through regulatory roadblocks and the complex maze of federal and commercial payers’ rules, arriving at solutions for appropriately maximizing all your reimbursements.

Developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and presented in partnership with the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, Codequest provides unparalleled instruction relevant to all practice sizes, and each session includes valuable information specific to your region.

How You'll Benefit

  • Boost your documentation and coding performance according to federal and commercial payer rules
  • Implement coding competencies for each specialty
  • Learn to prevent claim denials
  • Prepare for the inevitable audit scenario
  • Codequest is a great resource for helping you to prepare to take the OCS exams.

What You'll Cover in Four Hours
Codequest’s all-new 2020 program is the fastest way to understand will help you understand:
  • Implementation of the new E/M documentation guidelines set for January 2021 use.
  • Identification of the 9 situations where an Eye visit code can not be billed.
  • New extended ophthalmoscopy code documentation criteria to assure compliance 
  • New cataract/glaucoma codes
  • What you and your patients must know in billing correctly and ethically for standard and premium IOLs
  • Recent audits- what to do and what not to do. 
  • Modifier management 
  • MIPS reporting updates for 2020

Bonus: Each attendee will receive fact sheets on these valuable topics:

  •  Bundling edits of testing services 
  • Frequency of testing services 
  • Who can document what components of the history and exam
  • A-scan and ultrasound billing 
  • Cataract surgery
  • Complex cataract surgery 
  • Strabismus add-on codes 
  • Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Blepharoplasty and ptosis guide
Attendees are encouraged to email their questions ahead of time to codequest@aao.org.


CREDIT INFORMATION

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

Designation Statement

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.

IJCAHPO CE Credits

Ophthalmic allied health professionals receive 4.0 IJCAHPO Group “A” CE Credits for completion of this course.

AAPC Credits
AAPC will honor 1-for-1 CEUs for any live event offering CME credit or AMA PRA Category 1 Credit








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