Media Type: Online, Webinar
2023 Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding Course (Live Virtual)
In collaboration with the Academy’s Young Ophthalmologist (YO) Committee
When: Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm PST
Alex de Castro Abeger, MD, YO Committee member
Joy Woodke, COE, OCS, OCSR, Academy director of coding and reimbursement
Establish your foundational coding knowledge during this three-hour course with Academy experts and support your success in ophthalmic practice. The 2023 Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding course is your best opportunity to become proficient with the essential rules of coding for all ophthalmic subspecialties through expert instruction and real-life case studies. The curriculum includes:
Each attendee will receive an expansive electronic workbook that includes fact sheets, documentation checklists and other trusted coding resources developed by the Academy. Attendees will receive a complimentary recording of the live course.
Can’t attend the live date? Order the recording to watch at your convenience.
CME for Physicians
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 CEUs for Virtual Attendance
AAPC will honor 1.0-for-1.0 CEUs for any live event offering CME credit or AMA PRA Category 1™ credit. A certificate of attendance or completion listing the total CMEs possible for the offering is necessary to show participation. Physicians are advised to claim only the actual hours that they were present during the education. We ask that AAPC-certified members abide by this request also. One hour of instruction is worth one CEU. (Source: https://www.aapc.com/medical-coding-education/help/#tab-3. Accessed on Oct. 13, 2022)
IJCAHPO CEUs for Virtual Attendance
This course is eligible for 3 Category A credits.
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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.
I would like my entire staff to attend. How can I purchase more than one registration with the practice credit card?
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