ABOUT THE COURSE
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. 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 examination.
- 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
- 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)
- Evaluation & Management Services
- Final Exam
Medical Coding Classes Online:
Ready to become a CPC?
Step 1: CPC preparation course
Step 2: Sit for CPC exam
Step 3: Complete Practicum
Step 4: Remove 'Apprentice' designation
This comprehensive online training program prepares students for the national CPC exam from AAPC.
Our medical coding certification course will prepare you for a career in healthcare in just months instead of years. With your books in hand and our virtual learning environment, you are able to complete your certification training from the comfort of home.
Our program is mostly self-paced utilizing an online classroom. No scheduled logins or assignment due dates, as long as the course is completed in the 6 months. Virtual meetings with certified instructor are the only scheduled items.
Superior Coding Academy's students are expected to independently read the textbook, study, and complete the assignments in the online classroom in a timely manner. Students may attend virtual chapter lectures with their instructor and fellow students to help them further understand the materials from the textbook.
This medical coding certification preparation course can be completed in 16 weeks by studying 12-16 hours per week, however you may take longer to complete the course, if needed. You will have 6 months access to the online classroom, extensions are available on case by case basis & require a fee.
Our course fulfills the 80 hours required to count as one year of experience towards the removal of "apprentice" designation from your CPC credential.
At the completion of the course, students will receive a Certification of Completion and will get prepared to sit for the national CPC certification exam with the help of their instructor.
Superior Coding Academy's certification training bundle includes all the necessary items to complete the course and sit for the national CPC certification exam:
Online classroom access for 6 months
Textbook and workbook
Current year coding books: CPT, ICD-10-CM, & HCPCS
Code book tabbing guidance
Live virtual meetings and coaching from certified instructor
One-year membership to AAPC
AAPC’s CPC® certification exam
FREE Practice exam
FREE Practicode CPC-A Practicum
Resume writing workshop
Are you ready to take the first step? Get started today!
HOW TO ENROLL:
Step 1: Pay $200 registration fee
Step 2: Sign the enrollment agreement
Step 3: Pay tuition balance $3,000 within 72 hours of signed enrollment agreement
-OR- If you choose the payment plan option;
Step 4: Keep an eye on your email for access to your online classroom
Step 5: Start the program as soon as access is ready!
AAPC Approved Course
Our course prepares you to become a certified medical coder in as little as a few months. Your success is our goal. We offer live virtual instructor sessions and your certified instructor is available to answer questions through out your whole course.
AAPC medical coding training courses will teach you the fundamentals of medical coding, prepare you for certification, and help you establish yourself in the industry. And the best part is, you can launch your career as a certified professional coder in as little as 6 months!
What is included in the certification training bundle?
- Textbook and workbook
- Current year coding books: CPT, ICD-10-CM, & HCPCS
- 6-months access to the online classroom
- Virtual tutoring from certified instructor
- 1-year AAPC membership
- CPC® exam voucher
- 1 FREE practice exam
- Codebook tabbing guidance
- Exam day prep & tips
- Resume writing workshop
- AND MORE!
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Be a Member of a Team
With a great career in healthcare as a CPC, you can be a valuable member of a team. Medical coders are in high demand in the healthcare industry. The coder’s role is very important in the billing process. The first step is to become a certified medical coder!
Superior Coding Academy's online course prepares you for your CPC certification exam.
With your certification as a medical coder you have the opportunity to work in the healthcare industry and earn an income. Medical coders are in high demand in the current healthcare industry & our course is the first step towards your future in medical coding. Salary.com says the average income of a certified medical coder is $52,802. Message us for more info about our course and take the first steps toward your future!
Can You Be A Student?
Students come from all sectors of business – retail sales, real estate, even the mechanical trades. Some of the most successful students have had no background in medicine or medical coding. If you are looking to make a change in direction from your current career path, medical coding may be just the right course for you.