Credit Claim for WAEPS 2023 Coding & Reimbursement Program

Credit Claim for WAEPS 2022 Coding & Reimbursement Program

Dear Codequest 2023 Attendees,

  1. Visit www.aao.org/practice-management/coding/codequest/cme within 30 days following this course
  2. Locate your course and select the appropriate link.
    • Please note: You will need to select each course separately. (Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding & Codequest)
  3. Answer a few evaluation questions before claiming CME or downloading certificates.

Please Note: WAEPS does not have access to any CME credit certificates that you receive from AAO, past or present. Please keep them in a safe place. If you need a new copy, please contact AAO directly for assistance.

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.

CME Designation Statement for Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding

TThe American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Designation Statement for Codequest

The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPC CEUs for Live Course Only

AAPC will honor 1.0-for-1.0 CEUs for any live event offering CME credit or AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. A certificate of attendance or completion listing the total CMEs possible for the offering is necessary to show participation. Physicians are advised to claim only the actual hours that they were present during the education. We ask that AAPC-certified members abide by this request also. One hour of instruction is worth one CEU. (Source: https://www.aapc.com/medical-coding-education/help/#tab-3. Accessed on Oct. 13, 2022)

IJCAHPO CE Credits for Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding

3 hours of Category A IJCAHPO credit.

IJCAHPO CE Credits for Codequest

3 hours of Category A IJCAHPO credit