Retinal Coding 101 (AKA the Source of Gray Hairs)

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Click here to view an archived recording of "Retinal Coding 101 (AKA the Source of Gray Hairs)," presented by Ankoor R. Shah, MD. Topics include coding basics in both the clinical and surgical arenas, health policy, and CPT and RUC processes where codes are created and valued.

By the end of this webinar, the learner should be able to:

  • Apply common elements of clinical coding for exams, diagnostics, and the use of modifiers to receive proper reimbursement.
  • Apply surgical codes with attention to use of modifiers when multiple procedures are used in order to receive proper reimbursement.
  • Explain the CPT and RUC processes where codes are created and valued. 

This event was recorded on April 19, 2018.

Presenter: Ankoor R. Shah, MD

Moderators: Mrinali Gupta, MD and Aravinda K. Rao, MD


The American Society of Retina Specialists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Society of Retina Specialists designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity meets the self-assessment CME requirements defined by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). Please be advised that the ABO is not an accrediting body for purposes of any CME program. ABO does not sponsor this or any outside activity, and ABO does not endorse any particular CME activity. Click here for information regarding the ABO self-assessment CME Maintenance of Certification requirements.

Estimated Completion Time: 1-hour

Format: Internet-based enduring material

Method of Participation: Review online educational activity and complete online post-test

Eligibility for CME Credit: Passing score of 80% (unlimited attempts)

Release Date: April 20, 2018

Review Date: April 22, 2021

Expiration Date: April 22, 2021

Click here for post-test, evaluation, and CME certificate.

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