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VIRTUAL: Codequest 2022

Saturday, February 12, 2022 (8:00 AM - 12:15 PM) (CST)

8:00 am to 10:00 am - Course

10:00 am to 10:15 am - Break

10:15 am to 12:15 pm - Course


Eligibility Requirements:  Attendance is limited to members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the AAOE, MAO and those who are directly employed by members of the AAO, AAOE and/or MAO.

MAO Members and/or their staff:  $299

Non-Members of the MAO and/or their staff:  $375

Residents/Fellows:  No Charge

Event Details

VIRTUAL:  Codequest 2022

Saturday, February 12, 2022

8:00 am to 12:15 pm

Join the most knowledgeable coding experts in ophthalmology for four hours of professional coding education vital to your success. We’ll map out the latest coding updates, review key competencies, test your knowledge and steer you towards successful solutions for preventing claim denials. 

Who should attend?  Ophthalmologists.  They are ultimately responsible.  Also, physician support staff:  Technicians and scribes, billers and coders, compliance, practice managers/administrators.  

Developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology  Codequest™ provides unparalleled instruction for practices of every size and every specialty.

Codequest™ is the best way to protect your practice from claim denials and audit recoupments.

Topics for the Four-Hour Session 
  • 2022 Coding Update and the Financial Impact 
  • Coding Competency Challenge  
  • Modifier Mastery  
  • Compliance Begins in the Exam Lane  
  • Coding for Injectable Drugs  
  • You’ve Got Mail:  Answers to Most Frequently Asked Questions 
  • From Cloning to Missing:  Avoid the Top 5 Documentation Deficiencies  
  • What’s the Verdict?  E/M vs. Eye Visit Codes for 2022 

Have a specific coding conundrum?  

Email questions to before the course and get answers to your personal coding challenges.  

CME and CEU credits available 

As a Codequest attendee, you are eligible to claim CME or CEU credits. Consult your course handbook for instructions on how to claim them. Claim credits within 30 days of the course date. 

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

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. 

Certificate of Completion 

AAPC Certificate 

AAPC members get instructions to download a certificate of completion at the end of the course. 


For live events only:  4 hours of Category A IJCAHPO credit. 

For recordings: Credit requirements are determined by your type of certification. Verification of awarded credits should be confirmed with IJCAHPO. 

Attendance Eligibility Requirements 

Attendance is limited to members of the Academy, AAOE, and/or state ophthalmological societies and individuals directly employed by these members. 



Sue Vicchrilli, COT, OCS, OCSR

Ms. Vicchrilli is the Academy’s director of coding and reimbursement. Her experience in ophthalmology includes coding, reimbursement, practice management and clinical and surgical assistance. She is the content director for the Academy's entire line of coding products, including Conquering New E/M Documentation Guidelines for Ophthalmology and Ultimate Documentation Compliance Training for Scribes and Technicians. Ms. Vicchrilli is a recipient of the Academy's Achievement Award and IJCAHPO Statesmanship Award.

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Additional Information
Event Contact:
Kris Wallerich
Contact Organization:
Minnesota Academy Of Ophthalmology
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