Coding and Reimbursement Education Page
AOPAversity was developed by AOPA to be your one stop resource for quality O&P education. The following AOPAversity classes were developed to help answer all your O&P related coding and reimbursement questions. Besides being educational and great resources each AOPAversity class is approved for continuing education credits.
AOPAversity Mastering Medicare: Essential Coding & Billing Seminar
At this seminar, AOPA experts will provide the most up-to-date information to help O&P practitioners and office billing staff learn how to code complex devices, including repairs and adjustments, through interactive discussions with AOPA experts and your colleagues and much more. The skills taught at this seminar are essential for all O&P professionals including business owners, practitioners, office staff and anyone else involved in the coding and billing process. The two day seminar will feature break-out sessions, to ensure concentration on material is appropriate to each attendee.
In the breakout session Practitioners will cover:
- Coding Principles
- How to code complex devices
- Coding of repairs and adjustments
- Usage of '99 codes
- Mutually exclusive codes
In the breakout session Administrators will cover:
- The Quality and Supplier Standards
- Strategies for handling appeals and denials
- How to handle unique billing situations
- Documentation Requirements
- Proper use of ABN’s
- Proper use of modifiers
Everyone will cover:
- Medical Policies
- Hints on better documentation
- How to create a compliance plan
- How to audit your charts
Attend this seminar to enhance or refresh your coding and billing skills, learn new techniques and stay informed about policy changes .Attendees receive a free manual that contains comprehensive information on coding and billing. This will not only serve as a guide for the seminar, but is also an effective tool that can be utilized outside of the seminar. Upon completion, you will receive 14 continuing education credits and a certificate, upon request, to display your newly developed coding and billing skills.
Further Coding & Billing Seminar Information:
AOPAversity Mastering Medicare: Coding and Billing Webcast SeriesBasic material that was contained in our previous Coding & Billing Seminar program has been converted to nine one-hour Web casts. These webcasts are on demand and maybe viewed at anytime and on your own schedule. Some of the items covered by the webcasts are:
- SNF and Hospital Billing
- O&P Coding Basics
- Medicare as Secondary Payer
These webcasts are ideal for the person who is brand new to the O&P field, or for those who just need a refresher.
The audioconferences are monthly one-hour phone conferences, where AOPA experts provide the most up-to-date information on a wide range of topics, including: HIPAA, Compliance, Documentation, Medicare Regulations, etc. Each conference also includes an interactive question and answer period, so you can review the material in real time with the presenter.
These conferences are convenient for the entire staff, one flat fee for your whole office, have as many people attend the call as you desire. In addition to learning valuable information the audioconferences have been approved for 1.5 continuing education credits through ABC and BOC. If you miss a call, don’t worry! All the audioconferences are also available on CD.