Codequest™ provides expert coding instruction for practices of every size and every specialty.
Physicians, administrators, technicians and scribes all play a crucial role in patient care and your practice's financial health. Join the most knowledgeable coding experts in ophthalmology for four hours of professional coding education essential to your success. We’ll map out the latest critical updates, review key competencies, test your knowledge through live polling and steer you towards successful solutions for appropriately maximizing reimbursements.
Developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 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
- 2024 Coding Updates, financial impact and crucial payer policy changes
- Myth-busters 2.0: Debunk this year's top coding myths and confirm with trusted guidance.
- Compliance Matters: Recognize the hot topics related to audits, compliance and investigations of ophthalmic practices and steps to take to avoid
- Name That Modifier: Review challenging case studies to develop proficiency and confidence in applying modifiers.
- Code this OP Report: Recognize the ten steps for surgical coding and apply them to real-life OP reports to level-up your skills.
- Coding Competency Challenge: Master frequently asked coding questions by submitting your answer through live polling.
- E/M: Decipher the definitions hidden within the medical decision-making table.
Have a specific coding conundrum?
Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
CME 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.
CME Designation Statement for Virtual (Live)
The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this internet 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.
CME Designation Statement for Recording
The American Academy Ophthalmology designates this enduring material 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 event offering AMA PRA Category 1 credit™.
IJCAHPO CEUs available for Classroom or Live Stream courses
CEU credits not available for distance learning or recorded courses
Attendance eligibility requirements
Attendance is limited to members of the Academy, AAOE, and/or state ophthalmological societies and individuals directly employed by these members.
Americans with Disabilities Act Statement
The South Carolina Society of Ophthalmology 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 email@example.com.
About your Codequest instructor
JOY WOODKE, COE, OCS, OCSR
Ms. Woodke is the Academy’s director of coding and reimbursement. Her 30+ years of experience in ophthalmology includes all aspects of practice management, accounting, coding and billing. She is the author of The Profitable Retina Practice series, a contributing author of the Academy coding product line and provides private consultation services. Ms. Woodke is a recipient of the Academy's Secretariat and Achievement Awards.