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Coding and Practice Management Consultations

Product Number

Grouped product items
Product SelectionNonmember PriceMember PriceQty
Academy Consultations - Hourly $600.00
Academy Consultations - Half Day $4,800.00
Academy Consultations - Full Day $7,200.00

Coding and Practice Management Consultations

Coding and Practice Management Consultations

The Academy’s senior coding and practice management consultants are your first line of defense for avoiding claim denials and maximizing your practice’s revenue. Schedule a private onsite or virtual consulting session for customized support with:

  • E/M, coding and reimbursement education
  • Finance, benchmarking and revenue cycle management
  • Bootcamp trainings for front desk, tech and clinical staff
  • Chart audits for compliance, private equity or practice purchases
  • Complete plan support for opening new or satellite offices

Before selecting an option and making payment, please fill out the consulting services request form here. An Academy representative will respond directly.

If you've already spoken with an Academy representative, simply review Terms and Conditions and follow the directions below.

HOW TO REGISTER: In the quantity (QTY) field, enter the number of consultation hours or days that you wish to purchase. Example: QTY of 2 equals two hours or two days. Hourly consultations are done by phone; daily consultations are done both on-site and by phone.

Academy Private Consultation Services - Terms and Conditions
I am purchasing the selected number of hours or days (at the cost of $300 member/$750 nonmember per hour or $3600 member / $7200 nonmember per day) for consultation services from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

The Academy recognizes that the personal, financial and operational information of physicians and practices is of a sensitive nature and will not be shared with any third-party persons or payer.

I recognize that all information provided by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and its employees is based on the information deemed to be as current and reliable as reasonably possible.  The Academy does not provide legal services or advice. Coding and practice management involve complicated processes, continually changing rules, and the application of judgement to factual situations. The Academy does not guarantee or warrant that either federal or commercial payers will agree with the Academy’s information or recommendations.

If applicable, any chart documentation provided by me will not have already been submitted for payment. I warrant that the scope of work requested does not involve audits currently under scrutiny by any payer or government office.

DISCLAIMER: The Academy shall not be liable to you or any other party to any extent whatsoever for errors in, or omissions from any such information provided by the Academy and its employees. The Academy’s sole liability for any claim connected to its provision of coding and practice management information shall be limited to the amount paid by me to the Academy.

By adding this product to the cart, I agree to the above terms.
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What are the benefits of signing up for the Academy's private consultation?
Our experts will offer guidance unique to your ophthalmic practice to ensure your success with documenting patient encounters, submitting clean claims, streamlining clinic flow, managing revenue and appropriately maximizing reimbursement.

How does the consultation take place?
Hourly consultations are provided by phone; daily consultations can be performed virtually by phone or video conference, or on-site with a pre-planning call and a follow-up call.

How much do consultation services cost?

  • Hourly remote (offsite) - Academy members: $300 per hour  / nonmembers: $750 per hour 
  • Daily onsite - Academy members: $3600  / nonmembers: $7200  

What's included in the price of daily onsite consultations?

  • One-hour pre-planning phone call 
  • Eight hours of on-site consultation ($300 per hour for each addtional hour)
  • Travel, lodging and meals
  • One hour of follow-up via phone/email to review summary report

What types of guidance will Academy experts provide?
Each private consultation is tailored towards your unique situation. For example, our experts can advise you and your team on special topics such as unique modifiers, or how to conduct internal chart audits of E/M and Eye visit codes, or help you create an efficient billing process that optimizes collections performance. You are encouraged to suggest topics for discussion and prepare a list of questions.

Is there any limitation on the type of records consultants can review?
Our experts can review records which haven't been submitted for payment yet.

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