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Certified Professional Coder

DURATION : 120 Hours

Weekdays classes 2 hours daily.

DURATION : 120 Hours

Weekends classes 2 hours daily.

System Requirements

Online Training

  • High-speed Internet access with supported computer operating systems and Internet/Web browsers
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • PowerPoint Viewer.
  • Zoom App/Google Meet/Skype for Business.

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Passing the CPC exam requires you to correctly answer a minimum of 105 questions from the series below. The exam questions, however, will not be identified or sorted by the series to which they pertain. The CPC test will rely on a level of understanding that enables you to identify the series.

  • 150 multiple choice questions (proctored)
  • 5 hours and 40 minutes to finish the exam
  • One free retake
  • Open code book (manuals)

The CPC exam thoroughly covers:

  • 10,000 Series CPT®

    The 10,000 Series CPT® part of the exam will consists of ten questions related to surgical procedures performed on the integumentary system, which includes skin, subcutaneous, and accessory structures, as well as nails, pilonidal cysts, repairs, destruction, and breast.

  • 20,000 Series CPT®

    The ten questions in the 20,000 Series CPT® will home in on surgical procedures performed on the musculoskeletal system from head to toe. Specifically, these areas include the head, neck, back and flank, spine, abdomen, shoulder, arm, hand and fingers, pelvis and hip, leg, foot and toes.

  • 30,000 Series CPT®

    Ten questions covering the 30,000 Series CPT® focus on surgical procedures performed on the respiratory system, surgical procedures performed on the cardiovascular system, surgical procedures performed on the hemic and lymphatic systems, and surgical procedures performed on the mediastinum and diaphragm.

  • 40,000 Series CPT®

    Your knowledge of the 40,000 Series CPT® will be tested with ten questions targeting surgical procedures performed on the digestive system, which will focus on these areas: lips, mouth, palate and uvula, salivary gland and ducts, pharynx, adenoids, and tonsils, esophagus, stomach, intestines, appendix, rectum, anus, liver, biliary tract, pancreas, abdomen, peritoneum, and omentum.

  • 50,000 Series CPT®

    The CPC exam will assess your knowledge of the 50,000 Series CPT® with ten questions pertaining to surgical procedures performed on the urinary system, surgical procedures performed on the male reproductive system, surgical procedures performed on the female reproductive system, including maternity and delivery, and surgical procedures performed on the endocrine system.

  • 60,000 Series CPT®

    Ten questions directed at the 60,000 Series CPT® involve surgical procedures performed on the nervous system and will include codes pertaining to the skull, meninges, brain, spine, spinal cord, extracranial nerves, peripheral nerves, autonomic nervous system.

  • Evaluation and Management

    Ten E/M questions will assess your coding proficiency related to place of services, such as office/other outpatient, hospital observation, hospital inpatient, consultations, emergency department, critical care, nursing facility, domiciliary and rest homes, and home services. It will also include questions directed at 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.

  • Anesthesia

    Eight questions related to anesthesia will pertain to time reporting, qualifying circumstances, physical status modifiers, anesthesia for surgical, diagnostic and obstetric services.

  • Radiology

    The ten questions in this section of the CPC test will focus on both diagnostic and interventional radiology, including diagnostic ultrasound, radiologic guidance, mammography, bone and joint studies, radiation oncology, and nuclear medicine.

  • Laboratory / Pathology

    Ten path/lab questions will determine your knowledge of organ and disease panels, drug testing, therapeutic drug assays, evocation/suppression testing, consultations, urinalysis, molecular pathology, MAAA, chemistry, hematology and coagulation, immunology, transfusions, microbiology, anatomic pathology, cytopathology, cytogenetic studies, surgical pathology, in vivo and reproductive.

  • Medicine

    Ten questions will cover numerous specialty-specific coding scenarios, as well as 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 and training, non-face-to-face nonphysician services, and moderate sedation.

  • Medical Terminology

    Medical terminology for all systems in the human body will be assessed in eight questions.

  • Anatomy

    Anatomy for all systems in the human body will be assessed in eight questions.

  • ICD-10-CM/Diagnosis

    Ten questions will require proficiency in diagnosis for all the chapters included in ICD-10-CM, as well as thorough knowledge of the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Additionally, diagnosis questions will appear in other sections of the exam from the CPT® categories.

  • HCPCS Level II

    Five questions on the CPC exam will pertain to HCPCS Level II coding and include questions focusing on modifiers, supplies, medications, and professional services for Medicare patients.

  • Coding Guidelines

    This section of the CPC test will involve six questions addressing the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, CPT® coding guidelines and parenthetical notes, and modifier use.

  • Compliance and Regulatory

    Five questions testing your knowledge of compliance and regulations will pertain to services covered under Medicare Parts A, B, C and D; applying coding to payment policy, place of service reporting, fraud and abuse, NCCI edits, NCD/LCD, HIPAA, ABNs, and RVUs.

  • Approved Manuals: Original Books of the respective year

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Engineering:
BE or B.Tech in Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Genetic Engineering, Biomedical Instrumentation, Medical Electronics, Pharmaceutical Technology.

Medical Sciences:
Nursing: Diploma, Bachelor's, Master's degree or Post Basic B.Sc. (P.B.B.Sc.)
Physiotherapy: Bachelor's or Master's degree
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
B.A.M.S: Bachelor or Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
B.H.M.S: Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery
B.N.Y.S: Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences
B.S.M.S: Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery
B.U.M.S: Bachelor of Unani medicine and Surgery
B.O.T or M.O.T: Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Master of Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy: Diploma, Bachelor's, Master's or PharmD (6-year) degree
B.Sc. or M.Sc. in:
Accident & Emergency Care Technology
Audiology & speech Language Pathology
B.Sc. - Cardiac Technology
Blood Banking Technology
Cardio Pulmonary Perfusion Care Technology
Clinical Care Technology
Clinical Nutrition
Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dialysis Technology
Fitness and Lifestyle Modifications
Human Genetics
M. Optom.
M.Sc. Nurse Practitioner in Critical Care (P.G Residency Program)
Medical Biochemistry
Medical Laboratory Technology
Medical Microbiology
Molecular Virology
Neuro Electrophysiology
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Operation Theatre & Anesthesia Technology
Optometry
Physician Assistant
Prosthetics & Orthotics
Radiology & Imaging Technology
Radiotherapy Technology
Regenerative Medicine
Respiratory Therapy
Allied Health Sciences (Urology Technology)
Medical Record Science
Bio Computing
Diploma course in:
Accident & Emergency Care Technology
Critical Care Technology
Health Care Aide (as per 245th GC)
Operation Theatre & Anesthesia Technology
Ophthalmic Nursing Assistant
Podiatry
Scope Support Technology
Medical Record Science
Optometry Technology
Radiology & Imaging Technology
Medical Lab Technology
Cardiac Non Invasive Technology
Dialysis Technology

Life Science Graduates:
B.SC/M.SC/M.PHIL/B.ED/M.ED in
Anatomy
Anthropology
Applied Geology
Bio-informatics
Biochemistry
Biotechnology
Botany
Endocrinology
Genetics
Medical Biochemistry
Microbiology
National Centre for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology
Nutrition and Dietician
Pathology
Pharmacology and Environmental Toxicology
Physical Education and Sports
Physiology
Psychology
Sociology
Zoology & Other Life science Graduates can also apply