Coding & Reimbursement Education

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.

Mastering Medicare:  Essential Coding & Billing Techniques 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.

Register and see the schedule.

AOPAversity Mastering Medicare: Coding and Billing Webcast Series

Basic 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.

Learn more about the AOPAversity webcast series click here. 

AOPAversity Webinars

In the one-hour monthly webinars, 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 audio conferences have been approved for 1.5 continuing education credits through ABC and BOC. If you miss a call, don’t worry!  Past webinars are available for purchase as a recording.

Register and view the webinar schedule.