Staff Attend AAO’s NC Codequest
Annually, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons sponsor a one day coding event. This year’s presentation was held on February 4 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro. ROCC had 5 certified ophthalmic assistants and ophthalmic technicians attend this educational meeting led by the Academy’s Director of Coding and Reimbursement. Topics focus on Coding Competency, recent changes in CPT coding. This includes examples of correct coding for general ophthalmology as well as specialties including retina and glaucoma
Martha and Janie, our Billing and Clinical Managers respectively, attended this years meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives in Chicago. This annual meeting offers an opportunity for staff to interact with other practice representatives in administrative centered meetings held in conjunction with the Academy’s medical meetings, attended this year by Dr. Westra. The AAOE offered classes related to Human Resources, Coding, Billing, Compliance, EHR and Management.
In related health care meetings, April and Kristy, two of our Certified Ophthalmic Assistants, attended JCAHPO offered courses related to various aspects of ophthalmic testing and procedures. ROCC strongly supports continuing education for staff and regularly provides opportunities for staff to expand their level of knowledge and remain up to date on the latest developments in ophthalmology.