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Protect Your Practice from Claim Denials and Audits at Ophthalmology’s Premier Coding Event: Codequest 2017 is taught at an intermediate level. Ophthalmologists, practice administrators, coders and billers who are familiar with ophthalmic coding are encouraged to attend.

5/19/2017
When: Friday, May 19, 2017
9:00 AM
Where: Arizona Medical Association
810 W Bethany Home Rd
Phoenix, Arizona  85013
United States
Contact: Patrice Hand
(602) 347-6901

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(8:30 am for Registration/Breakfast)

Protect Your Practice from Claim Denials and Audits at Ophthalmology’s Premier Coding Event
American Academy of Ophthalmology Codequest™ 2017 provides unparalleled, expert instruction to overcome coding challenges and improve patient care. With reimbursement rules constantly changing, audits are becoming more frequent and codes are increasing in number and complexity, Codequest 2017 is an event you can’t afford to miss.
In just four hours, you’ll learn all-new, accurate and authoritative strategies from the leader of ophthalmic education:
• Significant CPT and ICD-10-CM changes
• Top reasons for claim denials for each subspecialty
• New - MACRA and MIPS 101: Learn implementation strategies for Medicare coding success
• Top coding pitfalls to avoid
• The consequences of noncompliance
• Updates to Correct Coding Initiative and modifiers
• Testing services guidelines for ordering vs. supervising ophthalmologists
• Solutions and advice for your specific situation (registrants may e-mail questions in advance to coding@aao.org)

Who Should Attend
Codequest 2017 is taught at an intermediate level. Ophthalmologists, practice administrators, coders and billers who are familiar with ophthalmic coding are encouraged to attend.

ACCREDITATION:
Accreditation Statement
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
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.
JCAHPO CE Credits
Ophthalmic allied health professionals receive 4.0 JCAHPO “A” CE Credits for completion of this course.
NBCOE CE Credits
The American Academy of Ophthalmology Codequest course has been approved for 4 Certified Ophthalmic Executive (COE) credits by the National Board for the Certification of Ophthalmic Executives (NBCOE). The COE credential is the property of the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) and is administered by the NBCOE.

Learn from the Academy’s Coding Experts: Matthew Baugh, MHA, COT, OCS, OSC
Matt is the Revenue Integrity Coordinator at the John A. Moran Eye Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is responsible for ensuring compliance and optimizing reimbursement. Matt completed his master of health administration in 2016. His past clinic experience includes working as a technician and supervising all ophthalmic technicians at the Moran Eye Center for nine years. He brings his passion for patient care and clinic experience to the Academy coding team.

SCHEDULE:
8:30 – 9:00 am Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 am Course begins
10:30 – 10:45 am Break
10:45 – 11:45 pm Course Continues
11:45 – 12:15 pm Lunch (included with registration fee)
12:15 – 1:45 pm Course Concludes