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2018 Codequest Seminar
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1/25/2018
When: Thursday, January 25, 2018
9:30 AM
Where: Independent Insurance Agents of Arkansas Building
5000 North Shore Drive
North Little Rock, Arkansas  72118
United States
Presenter: Sue Vicchrilli, COT, OCS
Contact: Laura Hawkins
501-224-8967

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Strengthen Your Audit Armor at Ophthalmology’s Premier Coding Event

Please call Laura Hawkins at the Society office at 501-224-8967 to check space availability.


Get expert instruction from the recognized leader in ophthalmic coding at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Codequest™ 2018 course, presented by the Arkansas Ophthalmological Society. Stay up to date on changing regulations, get strategies for maintaining compliance with federal and commercial payers’ rules and learn the latest tactics to appropriately maximize your reimbursements.

This all-new four-hour program covers state-specific information relevant to practices of all sizes:
•Avoid costly mistakes that trigger audits in evolving health care markets
•Audit-proof your documentation with a new payer-specific checklists for top surgical procedures 
•Ensure your practice gets paid for newly covered procedures and devices
•Telemedicine: Learn what to consider before you participate, including risk management coverage issues 
•Blepharoplasty: Get expert guidance on how to correctly bill cosmetic vs. functional procedures under new requirements
•Review requirements for mastering modifiers

Who Should Attend
Codequest™ 2018 is taught at an intermediate level. Ophthalmologists and their non-physician practice administrators, coders and billers who are familiar with ophthalmic coding are encouraged to attend.

About the Instructor
Sue Vicchrilli, COT, OCS, is the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s director of coding and reimbursement. Her experience in ophthalmology includes coding, reimbursement, practice management and clinical and surgical assistance. She is the content director for the Academy’s entire line of coding products.

To get solutions and advice for your specific questions, registrants may email questions in advance to codequest@aao.org.

Continuing Education Credits
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 “A” CE Credits for completion of this course.

NBCOE CE Credits
This American Academy of Ophthalmology Codequest course has been approved for 4 Certified Ophthalmic Executive (COE) credits by the National Board for the Certification of Ophthalmic Executives (NBCOE). The COE credential is the property of the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) and is administered by the NBCOE.

Refunds or Cancellations
Cancellations received in writing by January 18, 2018, will receive a full refund. No refunds will be made after that date. Registrants who cancel the day of the program or fail to attend must pay the entire fee. However, substitutions are permitted. Questions: Contact Laura Hawkins at the Society office at 501-224-8967.

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