Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding Course (Virtual)

CME Credit
  • Up to 3 credits of General CME
Product Number
0120013U

Media Type: Online, Webinar

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2024 Webinar $299.00
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2024 Recording $299.00
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Content Available On: Jul 10, 2024

Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding Course (Virtual)

Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding Course (Virtual)

Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding 2024 (Live Online)
In collaboration with the Young Ophthalmologist (YO) Committee

When: Friday, June 28, 2024
11 a.m. PT | 12 p.m. MT | 1 p.m. CT | 2 p.m. ET

Duration: 3 hours

Instructors: 
Alex de Castro Abeger, MD, YO committee member
Heather Dunn, COA, OCS, Academy coding & reimbursement manager

New and advancing practice staff need a strong fundamental understanding of ophthalmic coding. Join the Academy’s experienced coding experts to establish your foundational knowledge and support a successful career in ophthalmology.

In just three hours, you can become proficient with the essential rules of coding for all ophthalmic subspecialties through real-life case studies, including:

  • Core competencies and coding fundamentals:
    • Discover how payer policies are the crucial first step to correct coding
    • Develop proficiency in CPT and ICD-10 coding
    • Learn documentation requirements for testing services
    • Understand when to bill and E/M or Eye visit code
    • Master the definitions and use of modifiers
    • Attain competencies related to National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits
    • Identify how global periods impact coding
  • Your role in preventing audit failure
  • How to avoid common coding pitfalls related to Premium IOL, co-management, and more

Each attendee will receive access to an expansive, downloadable workbook that includes fact sheets, documentation checklists, and other Academy-developed coding resources.

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.

Designation Statement – Live Webinar

The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Designation Statement – Recorded Webinar

The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3 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 Credits™

IJCAHPO CEUs available for Live Stream* courses

*Effective May 1, 2024 - IJCAHPO requirement to claim credit for attending a live stream course:

  • After the course, attendees must pass a 12-question quiz with a 75% or higher score.
  •  IJCAHPO credits cannot be claimed on the Academy’s online system. Credit must be claimed directly with IJCAHPO when you are ready to recertify.
  • Quiz scores will be reported to IJCAHPO for verification of awarded credits.

No CEUs available for course recording.

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If I missed the live webinar event will the recording be available for sale?
Yes, the recording will be available for purchase to qualified members and non-members. To access the recorded webinar after ordering, visit aao.org/my-online-products and log in with your username and password. If you registered for the live webinar the recording is included with that purchase.

What is the cost to register?
$299

What type of continuing education credit does this course offer?
This course is approved for up to 3 CME credit for attending the live virtual webinar and 3 CME credit for viewing the on-demand recording. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Only registered participants will be eligible to claim CME credits.

How will I receive confirmation of my registration?
Once registered you will receive an e-mail confirmation from the Academy’s Customer Service Department. If you have not received the e-mail, check your spam folder or contact our Customer Service Department at customer_service@aao.org or call 866-561-8558 (US only) or 415-561-8540.

I would like my entire staff to attend. How can I purchase more than one registration with the practice credit card?
Attendees can e-mail our Customer Service Department at customer_service@aao.org to receive an order form. Each registrant will need to have a unique Academy login credentials and e-mail address.

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