Take advantage of these convenient state specific seminars designed to enhance participants' knowledge of appropriate coding and documentation in order to receive proper reimbursement.
|NOTE: The Academy’s CODEquest team is currently working with each state society to develop a training strategy in response to the newly delayed October 2015 ICD-10 implementation deadline. The Academy and participating state societies will contact practices with additional information as soon as plans are finalized.|
Ophthalmologists, practice managers and administrators, biller and coders.
CODEquest teaches you everything you need to know to:
While the physician is ultimately responsible for CPT and diagnosis code selection, each member of the ophthalmic team plays a vital part in coding and documentation of the medical record. CODEquest 2014: Conquering ICD-10-CM is designed to assist the ophthalmic team to appropriately code for proper reimbursement.
|NOTE: If you registered through the Academy for a CODEquest program and have questions about your registration, email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
Elizabeth is an associate administrator of the Casey Eye Institute at OHSU, in Portland, Oregon, responsible for department compliance activities. She is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with a “specialty proficient” credential in ophthalmology by the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). Elizabeth has over 30 years healthcare experience, and over 20 in ophthalmology.
Sue's 30 year ophthalmic background includes all aspects of coding, reimbursement, practice management, clinic and surgical assistance. Sue is the Academy's coding executive, the author of EyeNet's “Savvy Coder” and AAOE's “Coding Bulletin”, the Ophthalmic Coding Coach, and the Ophthalmic Coding Series.
Joy is the practice administrator at Oregon Eye Consultants, LLC, in Eugene, Oregon, a four physician practice specializing in anterior segment, retina and cornea. Joy has over 20 years experience in ophthalmology, which includes 16 years in management, and over 20 years in accounting and ophthalmic coding and billing. She is a Certified Ophthalmic Executive (COE) that enjoys providing an administrator’s perspective to coding and billing, along with the unique aspects of a retina practice.
All instructors have the Ophthalmic Coding Specialist (OCS) designation.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Association 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.
Ophthalmic allied health professionals receive 4.0 JCAHPO “A” CE Credits for completion of this course.*
This program has prior approval from the American Academy of Professional Coders for 4 Continuing Education Units.* Granting of this approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the Academy of the program, content or the program sponsor.
What CODEquest participants are saying:
“All doctors should attend! It's our responsibility to know what's billed and make sure it corresponds with the chart. CODEquest helps us make sure that our documentation is appropriate and allows us to get paid the most for the work being done.”Robert Innocenzi, DO,Chino, Ca.
“This was the most informative course I have ever attended in nine years of experience in ophthalmology.”Lauren Bell,North River Ophthalmology — Tuscaloosa, AL
“In my book, CODEquest is the only go-to course for annual coding and billing updates.”Phyllis Hilliard, COT, OCS,Stokes Regional Eye Centers — Florence, S.C.
“What a wonderful and informative meeting. Every part of the presentation was useful especially the part about ICD-10.”Tennille McGaw,Family Eye Care of the Carolinas, Aberdeen, N.C.