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Become one of the first to earn your CEMA-O!

The Certified Evaluation & Management Auditor - Orthopaedics (CEMA-O) is the ONLY E&M certification specific to orthopaedics. Earning this credential will help you:

  • Save your practice annual auditing fees;
  • Improve patient satisfaction via efficient, quick, and correct coding; and
  • Improve billing & coding processes.

This comprehensive online program will prepare you to pass the CEMA-O exam and become an E&M auditing pro. 

AAOE has partnered with The National Alliance of Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS) to dig deep into all areas of E&M auditing, by breaking down each section to give you a solid understanding, along with the real skills you need to make an immediate impact once back in the office. 

Plan now to attend one of our online CEMA-O program this fall! More information below.

Need help getting approval to attend? Download & customize a justification letter.

Topics covered include: 
  • History of the encounter
  • Defining the 1995 & 1997 exams
  • Medical decision making
  • Medical necessity
  • Audit policy parameters
  • Grey areas of auditing policies
  • Standardization in auditing


Fall Course Details:

When: Tuesday, October 23 - Thursday, October 25 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 pm ET each day

Where: Online

Registration: $350


Online Event + Initial Exam Fee
CEMA Course offered by NAMAS $499
CEMA-O Course offered by AAOE $350
Savings 30%
Testing Fee
Initial CEMA-O Test fee Included
CEMA Annual Test Fee $234
CEMA-O Annual Test Fee $199
Savings 15%


Get details on what the registration fee includes.


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