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AAO Codequest™ 2020 Dates:

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

(Registration not open yet, check back mid-January for details and online registration.)

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

  • Acquire valuable insights for protecting your practice
  • Boost your coding performance
  • Prepare for the inevitable audit scenario
  • Learn to resolve claim denials
What You'll Cover in Four Hours
Codequest’s all-new program will help you understand:
  • The most important updates of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, CCI, MUE, LCDs and payment changes
  • Imminent changes to E/M codes and extended/subsequent ophthalmoscopy
  • Up-to-date documentation rules for exams, tests, minor and major surgeries
  • How to select the correct modifier for every situation. Learn how to avoid the common modifier mistakes that cause practices to lose thousands of dollars each year.
  • How to resolve claim denials: identify the cause and implement solutions
  • Informed recommendations for coding and billing success (e.g. prior authorization, MIGS coverage, vial drug administration and more)

Tentative Agenda
07:00 - 08:00 am                                Registration l Breakfast
08:00 - 09:30 am                                Course
09:30 - 09:45 am                                Break
09:45 – 12:15 pm                               Course concludes

Attendees are encouraged to email their questions ahead of time to  
Questions Call: 717-829-8412 or email



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.

Ophthalmic allied health professionals receive 4.0 Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) “A” CE Credits for completion of this course.

AAPC Certificate
AAPC members get instructions to download a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

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