Codequest 2021

2021 Virtual Codequest
Attendee Registration
February 15 - April 15, 2021

This is a recorded webinar option. Registrants will have access to the recorded webinar from February 15 through April 15, 2021.

Join the most knowledgeable coding experts in ophthalmology for four hours of professional coding education vital to your success as we emerge from the pandemic. We’ll map out the latest coding updates, review key competencies, test your knowledge of new E/M requirements (the first changes in 25 years), and steer you towards successful solutions for preventing claim denials.

Developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and presented in partnership with the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology (OAO), Codequest™provides unparalleled instruction for practices of every size.

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

What You’ll Learn in Four Hours in 2021's All New Program:

  • Test Your Knowledge of 2021 E/M Documentation Requirements
  • Answer Definitively When to Submit a E/M vs. Eye Visit Code
  • CPT, ICD-10 and CCI Bundling and Telemedicine Updates 
  • Audience Auditor: What Would you Submit?
  • To Bill or Not to Bill: What is Billable to the Payer or the Patient?
  • Modifier Mastery Challenge: The Impact on Claim Payment or Denial
  • Business Office Outcomes: Is Your A/R Working For or Against You?

Each attendee will receive fact sheets on these topics:

  • Final Determination Table for Medical Decision Making 
  • Answers to New E/M Documentation Guidelines
  • Eye Visit Codes
  • Billing for Biometry
  • Coding for Functional and Cosmetic Botox Injections
  • Coding for Blepharoplasty
  • Coding for Blepharoptosis Repair
  • Accounts Receivable Best Practice Tips
  • Prior Authorization Checklist and Guidelines
  • Refraction
  • Modifier Quick Reference Guide
  • Surgery Modifiers Resource
  • Office Visit Modifiers
  • How to Bill for NPPs: Opticians, Orthoptists, Technicians and Scribes

And these topics currently hot audit targets

  • What is Billable in Traditional Cataract Surgery 
  • Photodynamic Therapy Laser
  • Intravitreal Injection 
  • Drug Injection Vulnerabilities 


Codequest instructor bios are available at


Ophthalmologists, practice administrators, technicians, scribes, compliance and coders
and billers

Have a specific coding conundrum? Email questions to [email protected] before the
course and get answers to your personal coding challenges.


Register today. Attend with your Team.


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 educational 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.

On-demand recording offers CME (AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™) only. Claim credits within 30 days of the course

“Loved Sue's presentation. Always a great presenter."
"Thank you for making the course available online."
"Thanks for providing Codequest online this year due to COVID-19."
"Enjoyed the online format."
"I enjoyed the webinar. Thank you very much!"
"I enjoyed having the PDF handbook. Great way to record notes during the playback."