ASOA's 60-minute webinars provide a venue to keep abreast of the latest in legislative and regulatory compliance in addition to a host of other informative subjects relating to practice management.

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Government Relations

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This two-day workshop conducted at the 2019 ASOA annual meeting touches on each of the six COE exam domains, and is one of several recommended COE study resources. Attendance does not guarantee passage of the COE Exam. Agenda: Financial Management – Bruce Maller – BSM ConsultingInformation Technology Management – Candace Simerson, FASOA, COE, CMPE, CAHCM – Precision Eye Services; Laurie K. Brown, MBA, COMT, COE, CPC, CPMA – BSM ConsultingOperations – Elizabeth Monroe, COE, CPSS, PHR – BSM Cons ...Read More

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2019 COE Review - Part 1 - Financial Managment

2019 COE Review - Part 2 - Information Technology

2019 COE Review - Part 3 - Operations

2019 COE Review - Part 4 - Human Resources

2019 COE Review - Part 5 - Risk Management

2019 COE Review - Part 6 - General Ophthalmic Knowledge

2019 COE Review - All Handouts

Date: 5/4/2019

Media Type: Webinar

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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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MACRA: Understand MIPS and Your Composite Score

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MACRA: Understand MIPS--Streaming Audio

Speaker(s): Nancey McCann, Director of Government Relations

Date: 3/22/2017

Media Type: Podcast

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2019 Medicare Billing & Coding Update Webinar

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Government Relations

Legal

Description
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

Media Type: Webinar

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Evaluation & Management Coding Changes Update

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Coding & Reimbursement

Government Relations

Description
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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Description
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

Media Type: Webinar

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MACRA: What Is It and Why Should I Care?

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MACRA: What Is It? - Streaming Audio

Speaker(s): Nancey McCann, Director of Government Relations

Date: 1/31/2017

Media Type: Podcast

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Ask the Experts: Government Relations

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Certified Ophthalmic Executives (COE)

Government Relations

Risk Management & Compliance

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ASOA continues its popular “Ask the Experts” webinar, which gives members the opportunity to send in their questions and have them answered by ASCRS•ASOA Government Relations Experts. ASCRS•ASOA Director of Government Relations Nancey McCann and Manager of Regulatory Affairs Allison Madson will provide detailed answers to all your questions related to 2018 updates to MACRA/MIPS and how they will impact your practice.1 COE Credit ...Read More

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Ask the Experts: Government Relations - Video Download

Ask the Experts: Government Relations - Streaming Video

Ask the Experts: Government Relations - Presentation Slides

Speaker(s): Nancey McCann

Date: 3/7/2018

Media Type: Webinar

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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

Description
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? - Streaming Video

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

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

Speaker(s): Nancey McCann and Allison Madson

Date: 8/29/2018

Media Type: Webinar

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