Registration Fee: $300

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Join the most knowledgeable coding experts in ophthalmology for four hours of professional coding education vital to your success. We’ll map out the latest coding updates, review key competencies, test your knowledge and steer you towards successful solutions for preventing claim denials. 

Developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Codequest™ provides unparalleled instruction for practices of every size and every specialty.  

Codequest is the best way to protect your practice from claim denials and audit recoupments. 

 

Who should attend?  

Ophthalmologists who are responsible for their practice’s revenue, plus technicians, scribes, billers and coders, compliance officers, practice managers/administrators. 

 

Topics for the Four-Hour Session 

  • 2023 Coding Updates and the Financial Impact 

  • A Comprehensive Review of the Next Wave of E/M Updates 

  • Myth-Busters: Top Coding Misconceptions and the Facts to Correct Them  

  • Protect Your Revenue and Take Action to Combat Audits, Comparative Billing Reports and Prior Authorization Requests 

  • Strategies to Resolve and Prevent Claim Denials 

  • Poll the Audience: Coding Competency Challenge 

  • Hot Topic: Coding Guidance for MIGS, Canaloplasty and Goniotomy Procedures 

 

Have a specific coding conundrum? 

Email questions to [email protected] before the course and get answers to your personal coding challenges 

 

CME and CEU credits available  

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

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. 

  • 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 Oct. 13, 2022) 
  •  IJCAHPO CEUs: This course is eligible for 4 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. 

 

GSO supports the Americans with Disabilities Act. Should you require a specific accommodation or service to facilitate your participation in a Codequest coding course, please send a message to Kathy Browning at [email protected]

  

About your Codequest Instructor  

Heather H. Dunn, COA, OCS, OCSR 

Ms. Dunn is the Academy's manager of coding and reimbursement. She has extensive experience in ophthalmic practice management. She has held positions as an ophthalmic assistant, optical technician, insurance biller, and administrator. She is a contributing author of the Academy coding product line. Under direction of the AAPOS Socioeconomic Committee, she has helped initiate a practice manager program for pediatric ophthalmology. She was a member of the 2019 Ophthalmic Practice Administrators Leadership Program (OPAL).