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CPC EXAM PREP
12-Week Instructor-led Class

This training is intense! Learners are expected to complete weekly homework assignments and attend instructor live virtual classes each Thursday evening.

No previous healthcare experience is required for this class.  

However, it is intense and requires a weekly commitment to be successful.  This is our most popular class with many students successfully passing the CPC national examination. 

LIVE instructor-led sessions are held each week on

Thursdays from 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM EST by an AAPC-certified instructor.

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Next Class

February 9, 2023

Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Eastern Time

$1800

$1660 for active AAPC membership

*Prefer a less intense class that also includes a certified instructor and online Blackboard training designed to give you a greater learning experience? Our Hybrid course may be the fit for you.  

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Our CPC Exam Prep instructor-led and Hybrid classes include "live" virtual instructors.  This is not a self-study program, our certified instructors go in-depth with helping you understand the coding guidelines, correct application of the code sets (ICD-10-CM, CPT, & HCPCS) and modifiers, illustration of coding scenarios, and abstract coding, and more.  Our live sessions are interactive and we "code together". 

We offer Weekday and Weekend classes, so check our website regularly.  Our weekday classes are held in the evenings and our weekend classes (when offered) are on an every-other-weekend day rotation.  

Program Highlights: 

  • CPC exam prep instructor-led course is designed for all levels of experience (no healthcare experience needed)

  • Twelve weeks of medical coding training with scheduled live sessions taught on our virtual platform

  • INCLUDES: Hands-on coding and practical application exercises, abstract coding from redacted real-world coding operative reports, and take-home mid-term & final exams.

  • INCLUDES: Book tabbing strategies and test-taking tips & techniques

  • INCLUDES: AAPC Medical Coding Training Curriculum (MCT): CPC Textbook & CPC Workbook

  • INCLUDES: AAPC One-year student membership ($140 value)

  • INCLUDES: PowerPoints and other handouts, 24/7 access to LIVE recorded sessions

  • INCLUDES: Online CPC® practice exam with a built-in timer

  • Classes are taught by licensed certified coding instructors with over 20 years of experience

  • Upon completion of the online self-study CPC Exam Prep course, students are prepared to sit for the AAPC CPC® national examination

  • Medical terminology and anatomy training are highly recommended prior to taking this course but are not required.

  • AAPC certificate of completion is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

  • Learners are prepared to sit for the CPC® national examination

NOT INCLUDED:

  • CODE BOOKS: The following current-year coding manuals are required for this course (Approximate cost $250): 

    • AMA CPT Code Book (must be AMA publisher)

    • ICD-10-CM Code Book (any publisher)
    • HCPCS Level II Code Book (any publisher)
  • AAPC EXAM FEE: Students planning to take the AAPC CPC national examination will need to purchase the exam separately. The exam fee is discounted as follows when enrolled in this course:
    • One attempt exam: $375

    • Two attempt exam: $475

    • The online exam option fee is determined by AAPC.  Please check their website.

Course Description:

 

The CPC online course is designed to give students the knowledge and skills necessary to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification national exam. Each student will learn the principles of medical coding as it relates to the three main coding manuals:  CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II.  This course is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in medical coding and anyone preparing for the AAPC CPC national certification examination.  

 

Course Objectives:

  • Learn the correct application of the CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II code sets and modifiers

  • Identify and learn to use the appendices of the CPT manual

  • Understand the levels of Evaluation & Management (E/M) services

  • Code a wide range of patient services using CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II codes

  • Understand the official ICD-10-CM coding principles and guidelines

  • Learn to correctly apply coding conventions and coding guidelines when assigning diagnosis codes

  • Learn to assign ICD-10-CM codes to the highest level of specificity

 

Course Content: 

Chapter 01 – The Business of Medicine 

Chapter 02 – Anatomy and Terminology 

Chapter 03 – Introduction to ICD-10-CM 

Chapter 04 – ICD-10-CM Coding Chapters 1-11 

Chapter 05 – ICD-10-CM Coding Chapters 12-21 

Chapter 06 – Introduction to CPT®, Surgery Guidelines, HCPCS, and Modifiers 

Chapter 07 – Integumentary System 

Chapter 08 – Musculoskeletal System 

Chapter 09 – Respiratory, Hemic, Lymphatic, Mediastinum, Diaphragm 

Chapter 10 – Cardiovascular System 

Chapter 11 – Digestive System 

Chapter 12 – Urinary System and Male Genital System 

Chapter 13 – Reproductive Systems, Female Genital System, and Maternity 

Chapter 14 – Endocrine System and Nervous System 

Chapter 15 – Eye and Ocular Adnexa, Auditory Systems 

Chapter 16 – Anesthesia 

Chapter 17 – Radiology 

Chapter 18 – Pathology/Laboratory 

Chapter 19 – Evaluation and Management 

Chapter 20 – Medicine 

Chapter 21 – What Lies Ahead

Take home mock Final Exam

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