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Coding & Reimbursement

What You Need to Know: 2020 Proposed Cataract Reimbursement

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Coding & Reimbursement

Finance & Administration

Government Relations

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Webinar Synopsis:  ASCRS ASOA Director of Government Relations Nancey McCann will discuss the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule, the RUC process, what was recommended and next steps.  She will also answer questions from participants.  ...Read More

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2020 Proposed Cataract Reimbursement - Presentation Slides

2020 Proposed Cataract Reimbursement - Streaming Video

2020 Proposed Cataract Reimbursement - Video Download

Speaker(s): Nancey McCann

Date: 8/15/2019

Media Type: Webinar

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Coding & Compliance Educational Course Series Bundle

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Coding & Reimbursement

Human Resources

Management

Operations & Business Development

Risk Management & Compliance

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All of the ASOA Coding Educational Courses available for one low price:  Ophthalmic Terminology Students entering the field of medicine will encounter a variety of terms that aren’t heard often in everyday conversations. This course provides participants with descriptions and definitions of the most common ophthalmic terms, enabling them to recognize and use proper verbiage in the eyecare practice. Anatomy of the Ophthalmic System Naturally, the complexity of the visual system ...Read More

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CC - Physiology of the Ophthalmic System Presentation

CC - Understanding Modifiers Video Download

CC - Anatomy of the Ophthalmic System Presentation

CC - Physiology of the Ophthalmic System Video Download

CC - Medicare Basics Presentation

CC - Understanding Modifiers Presentation

CC - Anatomy of the Ophthalmic System Video Download

CC - Ophthalmic Terminology Presentation

CC - Ophthalmic Disease Basics Presentation

CC - Basic Coding in Ophthalmology Presentation

CC - Medicare Basics Video Download

CC - Basic Coding in Ophthalmology Video Download

CC - Ophthalmic Terminology Video Download

CC - Ophthalmic Disease Basics Video Download

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Coding & Compliance - Emergency Preparedness and Workplace Violence

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Coding & Reimbursement

Human Resources

Legal

Management

Operations & Business Development

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Unfortunately, workplace violence and natural disasters are viable threats for many ophthalmic practices. Should such an incident occur, it’s important that you have an office-specific emergency action plan aimed at increasing staff safety and chances of survival. View this webinar to learn how you can keep your workplace safe for staff and patients.  ...Read More

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Emergency Preparedness and Workplace Violence - Video Download

Emergency Preparedness and Workplace Violence - Presentation Slides

Date: 8/22/2019

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2019 Medicare Billing & Coding Update Webinar

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Government Relations

Legal

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There are a number of changes coming from CMS affecting all of medicine again this year. Keeping up on the changes is a challenge for any practice. This webinar will discuss the changes specific to ophthalmology occurring for 2019, and touch on what was postponed. It will also address some of the misconceptions regarding what these changes mean. The attendee will be able to: Identify the 2019 policy changes that affect ophthalmology practices.  Discuss changes that are postponed to a later dat ...Read More

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2019 Medicare Billing & Coding Update - Presentation Slides

2019 Medicare Billing & Coding Update - Video Download

2019 Medicare Billing & Coding Update - Streaming Video

Speaker(s): Patricia Kennedy

Date: 2/20/2019

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Back to Basics: Coding Basics

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

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Medicare rules and regulations change constantly.  In an effort to make sure claims are submitted correctly and in an efficient manner, it is important to understand the basics of coding and billing. This web seminar is designed to provide Medicare coding basics for new employees or enhance or refresh the coding and billing knowledge of established employees. Topics include issues such as office visits, diagnostic test nuances, modifier basics, global fee periods, CCI edits, and ICD-10 quick tip ...Read More

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Coding Basics - Presentation Slides

Coding Basics - Audio Download

Coding Basics - Steaming Audio

Speaker(s): E. Ann Rose - Rose & Associates

Date: 7/20/2016

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In most practices, it isn’t a matter of if but when a third party payer will audit one or more dates of service. It is important to know what to send to support your charge. Some practices perform internal audits to monitor the coding and documentation appearing in the clinic and/ or ASC charts. This web seminar will cover what information to gather in the event of a third-party audit. It will also discuss how to begin internal audits, how to record the results and what the follow-up should enta ...Read More

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Dealing with Chart Audits/Coding & Documentation - Presentation Slides

Dealing with Chart Audits/Coding & Documentation - Audio Download

Dealing with Chart Audits/Coding & Documentation - Streaming Audio

Speaker(s): Patricia Kennedy, COMT, COE, CPC

Date: 2/19/2015

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Evaluation & Management Coding Changes Update

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Government Relations

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As part of the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule, CMS will be making payment changes to the office/outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) visits over several years.  This webinar focuses on the E/M changes included in the final rule and how these changes affect ophthalmology. Learning Objectives:  Comprehend the proper use of E/M codes for future yearsDefine the differences in the way E/M visits are now coded as opposed to future codingGrasp the need for new documentation in ...Read More

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Evaluation & Management Coding Changes - Streaming Video

Evaluation & Management Coding Changes - Presentation Slides

Evaluation & Management Coding Changes - Video Download

Speaker(s): Ann Rose and Patricia Kennedy

Date: 11/19/2018

Media Type: Webinar

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Exclusive information to help your practice succeed in MIPS for 2019, which impacts 2021 payments. ASCRS•ASOA Director of Government Relations Nancey McCann and Manager of Regulatory Affairs Allison Madson provide an update on MIPS for 2019. This webinar includes an overview of the MIPS program and focus on key changes in MIPS for 2019, such as, the streamlined Promoting Interoperability category and the new cataract surgery episode-based cost measure. 1 COE Credit  ...Read More

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MIPS in 2019: An Update for Ophthalmic Practices - Video Download

MIPS in 2019: An Update for Ophthalmic Practices - Streaming Video

MIPS in 2019: An Update for Ophthalmic Practices - Presentation Slides

Speaker(s): Nancey McCann and Allison Madson

Date: 3/6/2019

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What’s Proposed for MIPS and Physician Payment in 2019?

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Government Relations

Legal

Risk Management & Compliance

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A webinar on the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule, which includes the Quality Payment Program (QPP). ASCRS Director of Government Relations Nancey McCann and Manager of Regulatory Affairs Allison Madson provide an overview of the proposed rule and how it impacts ophthalmology. Among the key proposals in the rule are MIPS for 2019, including a major overhaul of the Promoting Interoperability Category, and the inclusion of a new cataract surgery episode-based cost measure. In add ...Read More

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What’s Proposed for MIPS and Physician Payment in 2019? - Video Download

What’s Proposed for MIPS and Physician Payment in 2019? - Streaming Video

What’s Proposed for MIPS and Physician Payment in 2019? - Presentation Slides

Speaker(s): Nancey McCann and Allison Madson

Date: 8/29/2018

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Coding & Compliance - Basic Coding in Ophthalmology

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Operations & Business Development

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Part of the ASOA Coding & Compliance initiative. See more offerings here.Basic Coding in Ophthalmology In order for the ophthalmic practice to receive payment for services, each claim must be properly coded and billed. This course discusses the sources for coding for CPT and ICD-10, along with how to use these sources. Upon completion, the participant will be able to look up the most commonly used codes in the eyecare practice.  ...Read More

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CC - Basic Coding in Ophthalmology Video Download

CC - Basic Coding in Ophthalmology Presentation

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Coding & Compliance - Ophthalmic Terminology

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Operations & Business Development

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Part of the ASOA Coding & Compliance initiative. See more offerings here.Ophthalmic TerminologyStudents entering the field of medicine will encounter a variety of terms that aren’t heard often in everyday conversations. This course provides participants with descriptions and definitions of the most common ophthalmic terms, enabling them to recognize and use proper verbiage in the eyecare practice.  ...Read More

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CC - Ophthalmic Terminology Presentation

CC - Ophthalmic Terminology Video Download

Media Type: Webinar

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Coding & Compliance - Physiology of the Ophthalmic System

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Operations & Business Development

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Part of the ASOA Coding & Compliance initiative. See more offerings here.Physiology of the Ophthalmic System Upon learning the eye’s basic anatomy, the next step in understanding the visual system is knowing how its structures function. This course defines the most commonly discussed physiological processes by which we see. Upon completion, the participant will be able to describe in lay terms how the eye’s anatomy works to provide sight.  ...Read More

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CC - Physiology of the Ophthalmic System Video Download

CC - Physiology of the Ophthalmic System Presentation

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Part of the ASOA Coding & Compliance initiative. See more offerings here.Medicare Basics The Medicare program has specific rules for proper documentation and successful billing. This course details the requirements for the most commonly billed Medicare services, enabling participants to identify and meet these stipulations moving forward.  ...Read More

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CC - Medicare Basics Presentation

CC - Medicare Basics Video Download

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Coding & Compliance - Understanding Modifiers

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Operations & Business Development

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Part of the ASOA Coding & Compliance initiative. See more offerings here. Understanding Modifiers After gaining basic knowledge of procedure and diagnosis codes, one must learn the importance of modifiers and how they are applied. This course breaks down these modifiers so that upon completion, the participant will be able to confidently look up and apply modifiers.  ...Read More

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CC - Understanding Modifiers Video Download

CC - Understanding Modifiers Presentation

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Coding & Compliance - Anatomy of the Ophthalmic System

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Operations & Business Development

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Part of the ASOA Coding & Compliance initiative. See more offerings here.Anatomy of the Ophthalmic SystemNaturally, the complexity of the visual system can be intimidating for those new to ophthalmology. This course defines the most commonly referenced anatomical structures in the visual system, providing students with the confidence to describe these structures in lay terms upon completion.  ...Read More

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CC - Anatomy of the Ophthalmic System Video Download

CC - Anatomy of the Ophthalmic System Presentation

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Coding & Compliance - Ophthalmic Disease Basics

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Operations & Business Development

Description
Part of the ASOA Coding & Compliance initiative. See more offerings here.Ophthalmic Disease BasicsWhile there are many ophthalmic diseases, some are more prevalent than others. This course provides an overview of the most common diseases seen among ophthalmology practices, providing students with a basic understanding of these ailments upon completion.  ...Read More

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CC - Ophthalmic Disease Basics Presentation

CC - Ophthalmic Disease Basics Video Download

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