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Take Control of E&M Audits! Earn Your CEMA-O

Register now for Fall CEMA-O Boot Camp!


  • The Certified Evaluation & Management Auditor - Orthopaedics (CEMA-O) is the ONLY E&M certification specific to orthopaedics.
  • Save your practice annual auditing fees
  • Improve patient satisfaction via efficient, quick, and correct coding
  • 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. 


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 for members ($400 for non-members)


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


In the short video below, Kim Wishon, MBA, FACMPE, CEO of Watauga Orthopaedics PLC, explains that she signed up her staff for AAOE's CEMA-O Boot Camp to give them the tools they need to do their job better.



Registration Fees

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.

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



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