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Certified Professional Coder CPC® Exam

Certified Professional Coder CPC® Exam

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Certified Professional Coder CPC

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam is a test of medical coding proficiency that assess 17 areas of knowledge. It includes questions in a coding scenario to test proper application of CPT® procedure codes, HCPCS Level II supply codes, and ICD-10-CM diagnosis code of which medical providers use to submit claims to payers. Passing the CPC exam elevates your earning potential by greater than $20,000 above annual salaries for persons without AAPC's medical coding certification. 

Prerequisites for the exam

For CPC exam it is strongly recommended to have knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy (or AAPC courses). Also if you do not have 2 years of work experience before taking CPC exam, you will receive a CPC-A credential after passing. The “A” here stands for apprentice. Once you submit proof of 2 years of coding work experience, you can have the apprentice status removed from your credential. The Career Step program satisfies one of the two years required.

Course Objectives

  • Identify the purpose of the CPT®, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II code books
  • Understand and apply the official ICD-10-CM coding guidelines
  • Apply coding conventions when assigning diagnoses and procedure codes
  • Identify the information in appendices of the CPT® code book
  • Explain the determination of the levels of E/M services
  • Code a wide variety of patient services using CPT®, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II codes
  • List the major features of HCPCS Level II codes
  • Provide practical application of coding operative reports and evaluation and management services


Course Structure

Certified Professional Coder CPC® covers the following topics - 

  • The Business of Medicine
  • Review of Anatomy
  • Overview of ICD-10-CM
  • Applying the ICD-10-CM Guidelines
  • Accurate ICD-10-CM Coding
  • Introduction to CPT®
  • HCPCS Level II, and Modifiers
  • Integumentary System
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Hemic & Lymphatic Systems, Mediastinum, Diaphragm
  • Digestive System
  • Urinary System and Male Genital System
  • Female Reproductive System and Maternity Care & Delivery
  • Endocrine System and Nervous System
  • Special Senses (Ocular and Auditory)
  • Anesthesia
  • Radiology
  • Pathology & Laboratory
  • Evaluation & Management Services
  • Medicine

Exam Format and Information

Exam Name Certified Professional Coder
Exam Code CPC
Exam Duration 5 hours 40 min
Exam Format Multiple Choice
Exam Type 0
Number of Questions 150 Questions
Eligibility/Pre-Requisite 0

Exam Fee $399 USD

Exam Language 0
Pass Score 70% and above

Certified Professional Coder CPC® Exam FAQs

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam is a test of medical coding proficiency that assess 17 areas of knowledge. It includes questions in a coding scenario to test proper application of CPT® procedure codes, HCPCS Level II supply codes, and ICD-10-CM diagnosis code of which medical providers use to submit claims to payers. Passing the CPC exam elevates your earning potential by greater than $20,000 above annual salaries for persons without AAPC's medical coding certification.
For this exam you will 5 hour 40 minutes to complete the exam.
• Identify the purpose of the CPT®, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II code books • Understand and apply the official ICD-10-CM coding guidelines • Apply coding conventions when assigning diagnoses and procedure codes • Identify the information in appendices of the CPT® code book • Explain the determination of the levels of E/M services • Code a wide variety of patient services using CPT®, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II codes • List the major features of HCPCS Level II codes • Provide practical application of coding operative reports and evaluation and management services
Certified Professional Coder CPC® covers the following topics: • The Business of Medicine • Review of Anatomy • Overview of ICD-10-CM • Applying the ICD-10-CM Guidelines • Accurate ICD-10-CM Coding • Introduction to CPT® • HCPCS Level II, and Modifiers • Integumentary System • Musculoskeletal System • Respiratory System • Cardiovascular System • Hemic & Lymphatic Systems, Mediastinum, Diaphragm • Digestive System • Urinary System and Male Genital System • Female Reproductive System and Maternity Care & Delivery • Endocrine System and Nervous System • Special Senses (Ocular and Auditory) • Anesthesia • Radiology • Pathology & Laboratory • Evaluation & Management Services • Medicine
There will be 150 multiple choice questions in the exam.
The Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam will cost you $399 USD.
To pass the CPC exam it is required to score 70% or higher.
If candidate do not appear for the exam then the no show fee charge will applied that is $100 USD.
There are two attempts for the CPC exam.
This service is available on the website for your convenience, located under your upcoming events, on the main page. Click on “Cancel This Exam” link. An AAPC Exam Service Charge will be assessed ($100.00 US and $150.00 for all international exams). Exam must be cancelled 21 days prior to scheduled exam date. The Exam Service Charge must be paid in full prior to rescheduling your exam.
Exam results are normally released within 7 to 10 business days after the exam has taken place. It may take 10-15 business days after the exam has taken place.
For exam retake you have to logging into the Members area, click on "My Events" and select the examinations tab, locate your last exam, click details and schedule your retake.
You need only to purchase the test to register for the CPC exam. Then log into your account to schedule your exam when you're ready to take it.
CPCs have established an unwavering reputation of excellence. The title of Certified Professional Coder CPC comes with high expectations, trust, and respect. Medical coding accuracy is the key to optimal, ethical reimbursement, which makes medical coders integral to the financial resources of every healthcare organization providing treatment and services to patients.
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Yes our experts frequently blog about the tips and tricks for exam preparation.
Yes we offer nearly 50% discount for the order more than 10 products at a time. You can reach the testprep training Helpdesk for more details. The member of support staff will respond as soon as possible.
Yes, Testprep Training offers email support for any certification related query while you are preparing for the exam using our practice exams. Your query will be handled by experts in due course.
Yes, we offer a 100% unconditional money back guarantee. In case you are not able to clear the exam for then you can request for the full refund. Please note that we only refund the cost of product purchased from Testprep Training and not the Exam cost.

 

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