Partnered with American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the world’s largest training and credentialing organization, the student will learn principles of medical coding related to the three main code books: CPT®, ICD-10-CM Code Set and HCPCS Level II. The curriculum is aligned to prepare students for academic and professional success, as well as the technical skills to thrive on the job. Assures a broad knowledge in reviewing and assigning the correct procedure and diagnosis codes for professional (physician) services. The instructional methods used include reading assignments, practice exercises, practical applications, interactive video/audio lectures, chapter review tests, and final course exam.
Apart from reading and study time, this course includes approximately 80 clock hours of contact work. This course is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in medical coding for a physician’s office and strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for AAPC’s CPC Certification Exam. Taught by AAPC Certified Instructor, Andrea McClure.