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2020 Codequest Seminar
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​Please contact the Society office at 501-224-8967 if you would like to attend ... the seminar is at capacity but there may be a cancellation.

1/17/2020
When: Friday, January 17, 2020
8:45 AM
Where: Independent Insurance Agents of Arkansas Classroom
5000 North Shore Drive
North Little Rock, Arkansas  72118
United States
Presenter: Sue Vichrilli, COT, OCS, OCSR
Contact: Laura Hawkins
5012248967

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Please contact the Society office at 501-224-8967 if you would like to attend ... the seminar is at capacity but space may become available if there are cancellations.

 

This is THE course to learn the new E/M documentation guidelines that EVERY practice must know.

Join the most knowledgeable coding experts in ophthalmology for a half-day of professional education and training in this intensive Arkansas-specific course. We’ll map out the latest coding updates and steer you through the complex maze of payers’ rules, arriving at successful solutions for preventing claim denials and avoiding penalties.

Codequest™ 2020
is taught at an intermediate level. Ophthalmologists and their non-physician practice administrators, technicians, scribes, coders and billers who are familiar with ophthalmic coding are encouraged to attend. Codequest provides unparalleled instruction relevant to all practice sizes and includes invaluable information. Registrants may email specific questions in advance to codequest@aao.org.  

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 prepare to take the OCS exams.

What You’ll Cover in Four Hours in 2020’s all-new program:

Implementation of the new E/M documentation guidelines 
New cataract/glaucoma codes and criteria for extended & subsequent ophthalmoscopy
Important updates of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, CCI, MUE, LCDs and payment changes
Recent events impacting retina reimbursement and audit targets
The impact on reimbursement for CCI edit examples
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
Premium IOL Dos and Don’ts for out-of-pocket expenses
Refractions
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
Exams under anesthesia same day as surgery
Blepharoplasty and ptosis guide


CME and CEU Credits

As an attendee of the Codequest ophthalmic coding course, you are eligible to claim CME or CEU credits. Consult your course handbook for instructions on how to claim them. Claim credits within 30 days of the course date.

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

Designation Statement 
The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this educational 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.

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


Codequest is a great resource for helping you prepare to take the OCS and OCSR exams.