June 22 Webinar: Diagnostic Tests for Eyecare (update)

Join us June 22 for another of our most popular Webinars. It is an update to our 2014 Webinar with ICD-10 codes, updated Medicare information and the tips and tricks the will help you get paid the first time and every time. Whether you’re a coding and billing novice or a seasoned veteran we guarantee you will learn something new–or your money back. It will be recorded so you can watch it anytime. This Webinar includes:

  1. Modifiers that ensure a clean claim
  2. Small surgical procedures performed in the office
  3. The concept of carrier-specific rules
  4. Bilateral procedures
  5. RVU’s and pricing information
  6. How to document the Interpretation and Report
  7. The top Eyecare Diagnostic procedures:
  8. Fundus Photography 92250
  9. Extended Ophthalmoscopy 92225/92226
  10. Visual Field Exam 9208(1 or 2 and 3)
  11. GDX/OCT/HRT 92133/92134
  12. Therapeutic Contact Lenses 92071 and 92072.
  13. Punctal Plugs (closure by plug) 68761
  14. Vision Therapy Services (92065)
  15. Corneal Topography 92025
  16. Pachymetry, corneal (US) 76514
  17. VEP (Visual Evoked Potentials)

Click on This link to Order EyeCodingForum Services. This Webinar is $49 or buy a block of 4 for $149; or purchase the Site License (over 40 Webinars plus the next 12 Webinars for a full year) for only $499. All Webinars are recorded so you can watch anytime and as often as you like. They are streaming video.

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Mar 23 2017: Reporting and Documenting Office Visits

This is our most popular, the most misunderstood, and the Webinar that will have the most impact on your practice. Whether you’re new to understanding office visits for have attended a dozen of other seminars, you owe it to yourself, your acceptable risk and your bottom line to spend 50 minutes with us and learn everything you’ve never been taught about documenting, selecting, and scoring office visits.

This 50-minute Webinar will be held at noon, Central Time, March 23, and includes:

  1. What exactly is a routine vision exam?
  2. What is required for the 920xx encounters?
  3. What is required for an E & M encounter?
  4. What do over 95% of Eyecare professionals not know about the Intermediate 920×2 codes?
  5. What services/tests are included?
  6. Is dilation required?
  7. Why do Vision Plans combine the refraction service and routine exam?
  8. What are Medicare guidelines for office visits?
  9. Why is medical decision making so important?
  10. Can I use time to determine the level of service?
  11. Can an Optometrist report a 92015 level service?
  12. How do I optimize my office visit level?
  13. Which target audit areas should I be aware of?
  14. When should I report codes S0620 and S0621?
  15. How do RVU’s and the Medicare Allowable compare for 920xx and E & M codes?

Click on this link to Order EyeCodingForum Services. This Webinar is $49 or buy a block of 4 for $149; or purchase the Site License (over 40 Webinars plus the next 12 Webinars for a full year) for only $499. All Webinars are recorded so you can watch anytime and as often as you like. They are streaming video.

 

Feb 16 Webinar: MACRA/MIPS for Eyecare. How to Prepare.

The next EyeCodingForum Webinar is very important if you don’t want to wade through hundreds of pages of Medicare bulletins and guidelines.

MACRA/MIPS Webinar for Eyecare

  1. What is MACRA? What is MIPS?
  2. What exactly happened on January 1 2017?
  3. When will the new system go into effect?
  4. Does MACRA and MIPS apply to Medicare only?
  5. What is the Quality Payment Program (QPP)?
  6. The Alternative Payment Model (APM)
  7. New Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
  8. The pros and cons of selecting between APM and MIPS
  9. CMS MACRA Final Rule
  10. What is the Composite Performance Score?
  11. What are ACI Categories and ACI Scores?
  12. What is Advanced Care Information (Meaningful Use)?
  13. How MACRA and MIPS apply specifically to Eyecare
  14. Much More plus your questions

 

Webinar Bundle: Other Topics for ophthalmology and optometry

This is for the veteran coder and billers who want to learn about peripheral topics. Whether you’ve worked in optometry and ophthalmology for 10 or 20 years I am sure you will learn something new. We had so many good topics I settled on 9 plus the 35 Concepts and Newbie coding and billing course for Eyecare included  with all Bundles.

  1. March 2014 Over 35 key concepts every provider, coder, and biller must know
  2. Nov 2016: Analyzing financial ratios for your Eyecare clinic
  3. DEC 13 2012: Marketing to medical patients-
  4. APRIL 2015: Other places of service
  5. Nov 2015 Meaningful use
  6. Aug 2016 : DME-MAC: Billing and Coding for post-cataract glasses
  7. MARCH 2015: Documenting for PQRS and Interpretation and Report
  8. Jan 26 2017: HIPAA for Eyecare [Jan 26 Webinar]
  9. Mar 2016 Everything not in the CPT or ICD-10 manual
  10. Feb 27 2014: Screening and non-eye diseases EyeCodingForum Webinar-
  11. Oct 2016: Basics of coding, billing, and insurance

All recorded videos are by clinic for up to 10 providers. They can be watched as often as you like. Every year older modules will be updated. They are about 50 minutes each and can be paused and rewound like any video. They are streaming Webinars on the WebEx server. After you purchase the Bundle you will see a link in your subscription area with the list above.

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Free Basic and Coding Webinar for Ophthalmology and Optometry

The recorded webinar below is our Oct 2016 Coding and Billing for Newbies presentation. It is 60 minutes and for someone completely new to medical billing and coding.  It is hosted on the Webex server and after you click on the link it will download the free .ARF video player the first time and then stream to your PC or Mac. It can be paused or rewound at any time. It does not download to your computer.

If you desire more comprehensive training please look into our Site License option or affordable Coding and Billing Bundles. Individual Webinars are only $49–a fraction of the cost of competing Webinar companies.

Very basic coding, billing, and insurance video training for Optometry and Ophthalmology module.

Just click on the free training module above, sit back and enjoy!

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Learn how to

  1. Perform optometry billing appeals
  2. Maximize Eyecare reimbursement
  3. Optimize your eyecare compliance
  4. Increase your medicare billing for optometry
  5. Conduct proper medical coding for optometry and ophthalmology.
  6. Submit correct medical billing claims for optometry and ophthalmology.
  7. Improve Medicare billing for optometry and ophthalmology.
  8. Improve Medicare coding for optometry and ophthalmology.
  9.  Work optometry billing appeals.
  10. Work ophthalmology billing appeals.
  11. Reduce denials for optometry and ophthalmology
  12. Onsite coding and billing training for ophthalmology

Dec 6 Tues: New Everything for Eyecare – 2017: CPT, Medicare, HCPCs and more

The fifty-minute Webinar is Tuesday, December 6, 2016, (not the usual Thursday) and it will save you between 8-15 hours. How valuable is your time? We conduct new code updates–specifically for Eyecare–every year, and this is one of our most popular Webinars so be sure to order early. We may record it early if the number of attendees exceeds our maximum login limit. This webinar is taught by Jeffrey Restuccio, CPC, COC, an Eyecare coding and billing expert with hundreds of hours of experience. Remember, you must use all new CPT codes on Jan 1 2017 and after. ICD-10 updates were covered in the Sep 15 2016 Webinar. This webinar will review:

  1. CPT code updates for 2017 (effective Jan 2017)
  2. Level III CPT code updates and changes
  3. Why they’ve changed
  4. How to apply the new codes,
  5. What should be documented to support them.
  6. Medicare updates
  7. NCCI edits
  8. RVU updates
  9. Modifier changes
  10. Local Coverage Determination Updates (Medicare)
  11. 2017 OIG Workplan
  12. Other late-breaking topics
  13. Your questions

This Webinar is $49 or buy a block of 4 for $99; it is included with the Site License (all Webinars and ICD-10 updates for a full year) for only $499. All Webinars are recorded so you can watch anytime and as often as you like.

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Nov 17 Webinar: Analyzing financial ratios for your Eyecare clinic

The fifty-minute Webinar is Thursday, November 17, 2016, and ideal for new practice managers who do not have formal training in finance and want to learn more about ratio analysis and billers who someday may want to run an Eyecare practice.

We will discuss the value of analyzing key financial ratios relevant to a medical practice. Instructor Jeffrey Restuccio has an MBA in Finance from the University of Memphis and has worked with medical practices for over 20 years. The goal will be to introduce to those new to accounting and finance the basic concepts and the value of monthly analysis of key measures.

  1. Basic medical practice accounting concepts
  2. Ratio analysis
  3. What do they mean?
  4. Why do I care?
  5. Reading in between the numbers
  6. How does it relate to coding and billing?
  7. Why all coders and billers should understand basic financial concepts.
  8. The revenue cycle

This Webinar is $49 or buy a block of 4 for $99; it is included with the Site License (all Webinars and ICD-10 updates for a full year) for only $499. All Webinars are recorded so you can watch anytime and as often as you like.

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Oct 20 Webinar: Billing Compliance versus Coding compliance

We will offer two webinars in October. The fifty-minute Webinar is Thursday, October 20, 2016, and is great for intermediate to advanced coders and billers. Ideally it should be viewed by both the coding and billing staff. This webinar will review:

  1. Who can audit you
  2. Billing Compliance and revenue
  3. What is a pure coder?
  4. Reporting small procedures with an office visit
  5. Linking a refraction exam to a medical diagnosis
  6. Carrier tips
  7. Carrier-Specific Rules
  8. Red flags: coding versus billing
  9. Key revenue concepts
  10. Medical necessity
  11. Case study
  12. Billing compliance outline
  13. Resources for additional information.
  14. Your questions

This Webinar is $49 or buy a block of 4 for $99; it is included with the Site License (all Webinars and ICD-10 updates for a full year) for only $499. All Webinars are recorded so you can watch anytime and as often as you like.

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Oct 13 Webinar: Coding, Billing and Insurance for beginners

We will offer two webinars in October. This fifty-minute Webinar is Thursday, October 13, 2016, and is half price (only $25) for all those new to coding and billing.  It assumes that you have never filed a claim before and reviews the very basics such a filling out the CMS-1500 form, what are CPT, ICD-10 and HCPC codes and what’s the difference between a vision plan, Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance carriers and more. This Webinar would be ideal for someone with no experience in medical billing and coding. This is only an introduction with numerous resources for additional research. This webinar will review:

  1. The very basics
  2. Basic coding concepts
  3. Basic billing concepts
  4. Basic insurance concepts
  5. Key basic concepts
  6. How to fill out a claim form.
  7. Front office versus the back office
  8. How Eyecare is unique
  9. What is credentialing?
  10. Resources for additional information.
  11. Your questions

This Webinar is $49 or buy a block of 4 for $99; it is included with the Site License (all Webinars and ICD-10 updates for a full year) for only $499. All Webinars are recorded so you can watch anytime and as often as you like.

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