Recommended for AAPC Certification Exams (CPC PREP)
Start date: June 30, 2022
Class start time: 6:00 PM CST, 7:00 PM EST, 4:00PM PST
Class end time: 7:15 PM CST, 8:15 PM EST, 5:15PM PST
Day of the week: Thursday's
Duration of the Course: Only 16 Weeks!
Why should you take this class?
We are different from most online schools. This is an instructor-led classroom environment! You will have the opportunity to meet with a real instructor every week or watch the classes on demand. Students that take instructor-led classes have higher exam scores and better success at completing the course.
Instructor-Led CLASS (Instruction with a live real-time teacher and On- demand options are available)
Constant student/teacher communication
Classes are hosted on the most innovative webinar platform available!
Interactive classroom environment.
One of the most affordable quality medical coding courses!
This course is recommended for CPC PREP certification exam.
Get one on one medical coding guidance throughout the course.
NEW! The course includes access to all course materials for 1 year!
NEW! Includes work- based learning.
NEW! Course includes free online classes including Anatomy, Medical Terminology and Pathopharmacology.(Optional)
Get Real- Life Experience
We teach students to code in the real world, not just how to pass a certification exam!
To increase job opportunities, we will train our students to code real cases, including:
Profee cases(Professional cases)
Outpatient surgery cases
Outpatient ancillary cases
Evaluation and management
Path and laboratory cases
... and more
How Does This Program Benefit You?
Students will learn to code in multiple coding settings, including outpatient hospitals, physician offices, ambulatory surgery centers, etc.
Students who take this instructor- led course is more likely to complete the course than students who enroll in online self-study courses.
Class participants will have the opportunity to code in a simulated work environment.
Medical coding careers are one of the fastest-growing occupations in today's society. Jobs are projected to increase by 20% by the end of the year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Learn Medical Coding The Physician Medical Coding Course was designed to help students develop the skills needed to capitalize on this high demand. Students who take this course are more likely to pass their certifications than students who take other self-study online courses. This course is a lower cost than most other online courses but offers way more interaction with an instructor.
What Successful Students Receive.
Certificate of completion for medical coding a
Unprecedented tips on finding your first job.
Certification exam tips
Physician Coding/Outpatient Mock exams
Frequently Asked Questions
How long is the course? 16 weeks
Do I need previous medical coding experience before enrolling? No
What sets your class apart from others I can join online? Our instructor- led courses are offered live and ondemand. Students that attend live classes can ask questions and get on the spot to help with difficult questions right away. Students that attend ondemand classes can contact their instructor if they have any questions. Our classes are structured, so students are more likely to complete the course. Students will also have better job opportunities because they are trained to work almost anywhere as a coder. And our course includes work-based learning!
What is work-based learning?
Work-based learning is an educational strategy that provides students with real-life work experiences where they can apply academic and technical skills and develop their employability." Wikipedia
This course is for students who want to pass the AAPC CPC's certification exam and would like to learn how to code in all outpatient settings, including a physician's office, a stand-alone health care facility, a hospital outpatient, or an emergency department (ED), ambulatory surgery centers, clinics, etc.
Students will learn to code using three code sets: ICD 10CM, CPT, and HCPCS. And they will learn about Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D and how to apply coding to payment policy, place of service reporting, fraud and abuse, NCCI edits, NCD/LCD, HIPAA, ABNs, and RVUs.
Students will learn how to code all chapters of the ICD 10-CM code set using the ICD 10CM official guidelines for coding and reporting.
Students will learn how to code the following CPT Series.
10000 Series CPT®
This series consists of integumentary surgical procedures, including skin, subcutaneous, and accessory structures, nails, pilonidal cysts, repairs, destruction, and breast.
20,000 Series CPT®
This series CPT® consists of musculoskeletal surgical procedures from head to toe. The areas included in this series are the head, neck, back, flank, spine, abdomen, shoulder, arm, hand, fingers, pelvis and hip, leg, foot, and toes.
30,000 Series CPT®
This series CPT® consists of surgical coding of the respiratory system, cardiovascular system, hemic and lymphatic systems, and the mediastinum and diaphragm.
40,000 Series CPT®
This series CPT® consists of surgical coding of the digestive system. The digestive system includes procedures performed on the lips, mouth, palate, uvula, salivary gland, ducts, pharynx, adenoids, tonsils, esophagus, stomach, intestines, appendix, rectum, anus, liver, biliary tract, pancreas, abdomen, peritoneum, and omentum.
50,000 Series CPT®
This series CPT® consists of surgical coding of the urinary system, the male reproductive system, the female reproductive system, maternity and delivery coding, and surgical coding of the endocrine system.
60,000 Series CPT®
This series CPT® consists of surgical coding of the nervous system. The nervous system includes coding skull procedures, meninges, brain, spine, spinal cord, extracranial nerves, peripheral nerves, and autonomic nervous system.
Evaluation and Management
Students will be taught E/M coding to code office visits, other outpatient, hospital observation, hospital inpatient, consultations, emergency department, critical care, nursing facility, domiciliary and rest homes, and home services. Also, preventive medicine, non-face-to-face services, neonatal and pediatric critical care, intensive care, prolonged services, chronic care, transitional care, case management, and care plan oversight.
Students will be taught anesthesia and learn about time reporting, qualifying circumstances, physical status modifiers, anesthesia for surgical, diagnostic, and obstetric services.
Students will learn to code diagnostic and interventional radiology, including diagnostic ultrasound, radiologic guidance, mammography, bone studies, joint studies, radiation oncology, and nuclear medicine.
Laboratory / Pathology
Students will learn how to code organ and disease panels, drug testing, therapeutic drug assays, evocation/suppression testing, consultations, urinalysis, molecular pathology, MAAA, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, immunology, transfusions, microbiology, anatomic pathology, cytopathology, cytogenetic studies, surgical pathology, in vivo and reproductive.
This is a multi-specialty section, and students will learn how to code immunizations, biofeedback, dialysis, central nervous system assessments, health and behavior assessments, hydration, medical nutrition, therapeutic and diagnostic administration, chemotherapy administration, photodynamic therapy, osteopathic manipulative treatment, patient education, patient training, non-face-to-face nonphysician services, and moderate sedation.
HCPCS Level II
Students will learn how to code using HCPCS Level II codesets. Students will learn to code with modifiers, supplies, medications, and professional services for Medicare patients.