A webinar on medical coding and a three-day workshop for paraoptometrics are among the educational offerings scheduled for next month by Primary Eyecare Network (PEN), a division of ABB Optical Group.
The one-hour Medical Coding Webinar, April 4, 12:30-1:30pm, will be led by certified professional coder Ann Bina of CS Eye, an optical billing and compliance firm. She will discuss concepts that will help practices develop and write individual policy related to code usage to help assist staff in consistent and compliant billing. It will specifically focus on 99 codes versus 92 codes. The online course is free for PEN members and $15 for non-members.
The three-day Center for Paraoptometric Education workshop, April 18-20, Alameda, CA, will be led by certified paraoptometric and American Board of Opticianry certified optician Mary Schmidt. It will cover fundamental optics; prescription verification and troubleshooting; lens types and materials; frames, including styling, adjusting and repairs; selling skills, and more. The workshop is $490 per person for PEN members and $645 per person for non-members.