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VIRTUAL: Codequest 2021

Saturday, February 20, 2021 (8:00 AM - 12:15 PM) (CST)

8:00am - Course  9:30am - Break  9:45am - Course  12:15pm - Course concludes  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. IJCAHPO CE Credits Ophthalmic allied health professionals receive 4.0 IJCAHPO Group “A” CE Credits for completion of this course. AAPC Credits AAPC will honor 1-for-1 CEUs for any live event offering CME credit or AMA PRA Category 1 Credit .

Event Details

Level Up at Codequest™ 2021

The best way to protect your practice from claim denials and audits.
Join the most knowledgeable coding experts in ophthalmology for a half-day of professional instruction in your area. We’ll map out the latest coding updates and steer you through the complex maze of payers’ rules, arriving at successful solutions for preventing claim denials and avoiding penalties.

Developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and presented in partnership with the Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology, Codequest provides unparalleled instruction relevant to all practice sizes, and each session includes valuable information specific to your state.


  • Boost your documentation and coding performance according to federal and commercial payer rules
  • Implement coding competencies for each specialty
  • Learn to prevent claim denials
  • Prepare for the inevitable audit scenario
  • Codequest is a great resource for helping you prepare to take the OCS exams.


Codequest’s all-new 2021 program is the fastest way to understand this year’s critical coding changes, including:

  • Implementation of the new E/M documentation guidelines
  • New cataract/glaucoma codes and criteria for extended and subsequent ophthalmoscopy
  • Important updates of CPT, ICD-10, HCPCS, CCI, MUE, LCDs and payment changes for 2020
  • Recent events impacting retina reimbursement and audit targets
  • The impact on reimbursement for CCI edit examples
  • MIPS reporting updates for 2020

Substitutions and cancellations: Substitutions can be made prior to the seminar without incurring an additional fee. Cancellations more than 10 working days before the seminar date will be fully refunded. Cancellations thereafter will be subject to a $50 per person service charge. Registrants who do not cancel prior to the seminar date are liable for the entire seminar fee.

Program cancellation policy: If it is necessary for the MAO/AAO to cancel the program or turn you away due to space limitations, we will refund the registration fee in full. However, we cannot be held responsible for any charges for airline tickets caused by space limitations or program cancellations. For more information call the MAO at (651) 645-2452.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability: The American Academy of Ophthalmology specifically disclaims any and all liability for errors in, omissions from, or use of any information provided by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, its employees, agents or representatives, including but not limited to, injuries or other damages of any kind for any and all claims that may arise out of the use of any idea, technique or method demonstrated or described in any material by any presenter and/or author, whether such claims are asserted by a physician or any other person. All information provided by the Academy, its owners, employees, agents, or representatives who participate in The Academy’s AAOE coding services is based on information deemed to be current and reliable. The Academy does not provide legal or accounting services or advice, and the MAO and the course attendees should seek legal and/or accounting advice as appropriate to them, their owners, employees, agents, or representatives. Coding and reimbursement is a complicated process involving continually changing rules and the application or judgment to factual situations. The Academy does not guarantee or warrant that either public or private payers will agree with its opinions. The Academy shall not be liable to the MAO and Course attendees to any extent whatsoever for inadvertent errors in or omissions from any such information provided by the Academy, its employees, agents or representatives. The Academy’s sole liability for providing the coding information shall be limited to the amount paid by to the Academy for the coding service.

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Tyler Verry CAE
Contact Organization:
Minnesota Academy Of Ophthalmology
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