Medical Coding Certification Prep Course

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The Medical Coding Certification Prep Course is a web based online course designed to teach you about medical coding  and how to code properly! It includes the workbook plus one year online access to over 700 medical coding exam questions and answers, over 120 Surgical Op Reports, over 1,200 terms defined and much, much more.

Here is a complete list of the topics covered: http://medicalcodingpro.com/prep-course-objectives

Here is a complete list of Operative Reports included: http://medicalcodingpro.com/prep-course-op-reports

Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions: http://medicalcodingpro.com/prep-course-faqs

The Medical Coding Certification Prep Course is for the student getting started in medical coding. The course takes you from the beginning all the way to preparing you for certification.

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The CPC Exam

  • 150 multiple choice questions (proctored)
  • 5 hours and 40 minutes to finish the exam
  • One free retake
  • $300 ($260 for AAPC Students)
  • Open code book (manuals)

The CPC© examination consists of questions regarding the correct application of CPT®, HCPCS Level ll procedure and supply codes and ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes used for billing professional medical services to insurance companies. Examinees must also demonstrate knowledge on proper modifier use, coding guidelines and regulatory rules.

The CPC© exam thoroughly covers:

10,000 Series CPT® -

10 questions
Surgical procedures performed on the integumentary system
Skin, subcut aneous, and accessory structures
Nails
Pilonidal cysts
Repairs
Destruction
Breast

20,000 Series CPT® -

10 questions
Surgical procedures performed on the musculoskeletal system
Head
Neck
Back and flank
Spine
Abdomen
Shoulder
Arm
Hand and fingers
Pelvis and hip
Leg
Foot and toes

30,000 Series CPT® -

10 questions
Surgical procedures performed on the respiratory system
Nose
Accessory sinuses
Larynx
Trachea and bronchi
Lungs and pleura
Surgical procedures performed on the cardiovascular system
Heart and pericardium
Arteries and veins
Surgical procedures performed on the hemic and lymphatic systems
Spleen
Lymph nodes and lymph channels
Surgical procedures performed on the mediastinum and diaphragm

40,000 Series CPT® -

10 questions
Surgical procedures performed on the digestive system
Lips
Mouth
Palate and uvula
Salivary gland and ducts
Pharynx, adenoids, and tonsils
Esophagus
Stomach
Intestines
Appendix
Rectum
Anus
Liver
Biliary Tract
Pancreas
Abdomen, peritoneum, and omentum

50,000 Series CPT® -

10 questions
Surgical procedures performed on the urinary system
Kidneys
Ureter
Bladder
Urethra
Surgical procedures performed on the male reproductive system
Penis
Testis
Epididymis
Tunica
Scrotum
Vas deferens
Spermatic cord
Seminal vesicles
Prostate
Surgical procedures performed on the female reproductive system
Vulva, perineum, and introitus
Vagina
Uterus
Fallopian Tubes
Ovaries
Maternity and Delivery
Surgical procedures performed on the endocrine system
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid
Thymus
Adrenal glands
Pancreas
Carotid body

60,000 Series CPT® -

10 questions
Surgical procedures performed on the nervous system
Skull, meninges, brain
Spine
Spinal cord
Extracranial nerves
Peripheral nerves
Autonomic nervous system

Evaluation and Management -

10 questions
Office/Other Outpatient
Hospital Observation
Hospital Inpatient
Consultations
Emergency Department
Critical Care
Nursing Facility
Domiciliary and Rest Homes
Home Services
Prolonged Services
Case Management
Care Plan Oversight
Preventive Medicine
Non-Face-to-Face Services
Special E/M
Newborn Care
Neonatal and Pediatric Critical Care and Intensive Care
Complex Chronic Care Coordination
Transitional Care Management

Anesthesia -

8 questions
Time reporting
Qualifying Circumstances
Physical Status Modifiers
Anesthesia for surgical, diagnostic and obstetric services

Radiology -

10 questions
Diagnostic Radiology
Diagnostic Ultrasound
Radiologic Guidance
Mammography
Bone and Joint Studies
Radiation Oncology
Nuclear Medicine

Lab/ Path -

10 questions
Organ and Disease Panels
Drug Testing
Therapeutic Drug Assays
Evocation/Supression Testing
Consultations
Urinalysis
Molecular Pathology
MAAA
Chemistry
Hematology and Coagulation
Immunology
Transfusions
Microbiology
Anatomic Pathology
Cytopathology
Cytogenetic Studies
Surgical Pathology
In vivo and Reproductive

Medicine -

10 questions
Immunizations
Psychiatry
Biofeedback
Dialysis
Gastroenterology
Ophthalmology
Otorhinolaryngology
Cardiovascular
Noninvasive Vascular Studies
Pulmonary
Allergy and Immunology
Endocrinology
Neurology
Genetics
Central Nervous System Assessments
Health and Behavior Assessments
Hydration
Therapeutic and Diagnostic Administration
Chemotherapy Administration
Photodynamic Therapy
Dermatology
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Medical Nutrition
Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
Chiropractic Manipulative Treatment
Patient Education and Training
Non-Face-to-Face Nonphysician Services
Moderate Sedation

Medical Terminology -

8 questions
Medical terminology for all systems in the human body

Anatomy -

8 questions
Anatomy for all systems in the human body

ICD-10-CM Volumes 1 & 2 -

10 questions
ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
Diagnosis for all the chapters included in ICD-10-CM
Diagnosis questions will also appear in other sections of the exam from the CPT® categories

HCPCS Level ll -

5 questions
Modifiers
Supplies
Medications
Professional services for Medicare patients

Coding Guidelines -

6 questions
ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
CPT® coding guidelines and parenthetical notes
Modifier use

Compliance and Regulatory -

5 questions
Services covered under Medicare Parts A, B, C and D
Apply coding to payment policy
Place of service reporting
Fraud and Abuse
NCCI edits
NCD/LCD
HIPAA
ABNs
RVUs

source: AAPC

Approved Manuals for Use During Examination

  • CPT® Books (AMA standard or professional edition ONLY). No other publisher is allowed.
  • Your choice of ICD-10-CM (Exams will test ICD-10 effective January 1, 2016).
  • Your choice of HCPCS Level II.

Note:

Electronic devices with an on/off switch (cell phones, smart phones, tablets, etc.) are not allowed into the examination room. Failure to comply with this policy may result in disqualification of your exam.

Any officially published errata for these manuals may also be used. No other manuals are allowed. Each code set is updated annually; it is essential that examinees use the current calendar year's coding manuals when taking the certification exam. Questions on the CPC, CPC-P and COC tests do not require the use of any other outside material.

Individuals with a solid understanding of coding fundamentals, anatomy and terminology should be able to answer each examination question through application of the CPT®, ICD-10-CM or HCPCS Level II manuals or through careful reasoning.

Approved Exam Manuals

Non-Approved Manuals for Use During Examination

Due to the advantages of additional information and/or ease of use, the following books cannot be used during the exam:

  • Current Procedural Coding Expert® - Ingenix
  • Current Procedural Coding Expert® - Ingenix
  • Procedural Coding Professional - Contexo
  • Procedural Coding Professional - AAPC
  • Procedural Coding Expert - Contexo
  • Procedural Coding Expert - AAPC
  • CPT® Insider's View - AMA
  • CPT® Plus! - PMIC
  • Coders' Choice CPT® - PMIC
  • ICD-10-CM Easy Coder

source: AAPC

Overview

Product: Medical Coding Certification Prep Course  & Workbook

The Medical Coding Certification Prep Course is a web based self paced course with over 100 hours of study material. It includes over 700 practice exam questions and answers, over 120 Operative Reports. 1,200 terms defined plus current and previous year CPT codes. The course also includes a complete ICD-10 video instruction module. The study course workbook and one year online access is included.

Availability: 24/7 Online Access Plus Course Book Mailed

What's Included: One Year Online Access to all web based course material, downloads, and instruction plus the course book. Professional AAPC approved CPC, CPC-H instructors available to answer questions and give guidance. Extensions are available if needed.

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Price: $799.00

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