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Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®)

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®)

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Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®)

Certified Coding Specialists (CCS)s create coded data used by hospitals and medical providers to obtain reimbursement from insurance companies or government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.


Who should take the exam?

Eligibility requirements to apply for the CCS exam includes credentials held, education, and experience. Candidates must assemble one of the five eligibility claims from the list below:

  • Hold the RHIA®, RHIT®, or CCS-P® credentials; 
  • Complete courses in all the following topics: anatomy & physiology, pharmacology, pathophysiology, medical terminology, intermediate/advanced ICD diagnostic/procedural and CPT coding, reimbursement methodology OR
  • Attain a minimum of two years of related coding experience straight applying codes;
  • Hold the CCA® credential plus one year of coding experience directly applying codes; 
  • Hold a coding credential from another certifying organization plus one year of coding experience directly applying codes.


Course Outline 

The topics that CCS exam covers are:

  • Domain 1 – Coding Knowledge and Skills (51.9%)  
  • Domain 2 – Coding Documentation (10.1%) 
  • Domain 3 – Provider Queries (8.9%) 
  • Domain 4 – Regulatory Compliance (29.1%)

Exam Format and Information

Exam Name Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®)

Exam Code 0
Exam Duration 4 Hours
Exam Format Multiple Choice
Exam type 0
Number of Questions 97 Questions
Eligibility/Prerequisite 0
Exam Fee $399 USD
Exam Language 0
Pass Score 80% and above

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®) FAQs

At Testpreptraining, you will get a Unique set of questions shuffled with different levels which will help you check your skills and weak areas. Doing these questions will increase your knowledge to score better in the exam.
Yes, you will be given access to the practice sets which will be available once you have registered for the course.
The questions of the CCS exam are available in the form of multiple choice.
The candidate will be given a period of 4 hours to complete their exam.
The candidate should get at least 80% in order to pass the CCS exam.
The registration fee for the CCS exam is USD $399 for the non-members of AHIMA.
Testpreptraining gives you the option to take the free practise test with different and unique questions before purchasing the complete test.
There are 97 questions in total in the exam. q
Eligibility requirements to apply for the CCS exam includes credentials held, education, and experience. Candidates must assemble one of the five eligibility claims from the list below: ● Hold the RHIA®, RHIT®, or CCS-P® credentials; ● Complete courses in all the following topics: anatomy & physiology, pharmacology, pathophysiology, medical terminology, intermediate/advanced ICD diagnostic/procedural and CPT coding, reimbursement methodology OR ● Attain a minimum of two years of related coding experience straight applying codes; ● Hold the CCA® credential plus one year of coding experience directly applying codes; ● Hold a coding credential from another certifying organization plus one year of coding experience directly applying codes.
The CCS stands for the Certified Coding Specialist.
A Certified Coding Specialist CCS) is a health information technician who specializes in medical coding, also known as a medical coder. They evaluate patients' medical information and include it into electronic health reports and databases based on a procedure coding system.

 

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