1-Hour Coding Course: Testing Services Documentation Requirements

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  • Up to 1.0 credit of General CME
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1-Hour Coding Course: Testing Services Documentation Requirements

1-Hour Coding Course: Testing Services Documentation Requirements
This online course offers the flexibility to learn accurate coding and documentation at your own pace from the comfort of your home or office. Developed by the Academy's coding experts, each course is packed with vetted, trusted and authoritative information. Through these courses, you and your staff will improve your coding accuracy and competency. Q & As throughout the courses help gauge your progress.

This 60-minute interactive course addresses:
  • New codes and changes to existing testing services for 2017
  • All ophthalmic tests such as Amsler grid, radiology, tear testing, telemedicine and VEP
  • Four key componenets of documentation requirements for tests performed by physicians and those that can be delegated to staff
  • What is meant by "interpretation and report"
  • Standing orders and screening tests
  • Frequency edits and CCI bundling edits
  • Appropriate linking of CPT to ICD-10
  • Levels of supervision and its significance in an audit

NOTE: Effective January 1, 2019, CPT code 92275 Electroretinography (ERG) was deleted. It was replaced with these three codes:

  • 92273 Electroretinography (ERG) with interpretation and report; full field (eg, ffERG, flash ERG, Ganzfeld ERG)
  • 92274 Electroretinography (ERG) with interpretation and report; multifocal (mfERG)
  • 0509T Electroretinography (ERG) with interpretation and report, pattern (PERG)

Sue Vicchrilli, COT, OCS, Academy director of coding and reimbursement
Jenny Edgar, CPC, CPCO, OCS, Academy coding specialist

Save 10% when you buy four or more coding products. See the entire 1-Hour Coding Course Series.

CME Information
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 enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

JCAHPO Credit Information
A certificate of completion will be available for ophthalmic allied health professionals who wish to claim Category "B" credits.

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This product will be available through December 2019. Due to advances in technology, we can’t guarantee access after that date.

How many CME credits can I get for viewing these presentations?
This product is eligible for 1 CME credit.

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