Medical Coding: Certified Professional Medical Coder (CPC) Examination Prep

Medical Coding: Certified Professional Medical Coder (CPC) Examination Prep New

3 Credits
Health Sciences

Take your first step toward a career in healthcare and join one of the fastest growing fields by becoming a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). This course covers the basics of medical coding and prepares students for the CPC Examination offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), one of the most recognized medical coding certifications in the healthcare industry. Students will learn the purpose and use of CPT ®, ICD-10-CM and HCPCS coding manuals as well as how to determine diagnostic and service codes for outpatient health care facilities such as provider practices and clinics. CPC's may be employed in outpatient health care facilities such as doctor's offices, clinics, outpatient surgical centers and retail clinics. Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be ready to sit for the AAPC CPC exam. Current health care providers such as nurses may also be interested in this course as an introduction to the outpatient coding system.

Course Information

Delivery Method
None; Recommended completion of U244-205 Greek and Latin Origins of Medical Terms with a C or better or the equivalent
Course Level
Time to Complete
Up to 6 months from registration date

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Course Tuition $ 981
Administrative Fee $ 75
Total Tuition and Fees $ 1056*

* Total does not include the cost of course materials. Please refer to our Tuition and Fees page for more information.

UW Tuition Waiver

If you are a full-time University of Wisconsin student, you may qualify to take our courses without paying additional tuition.

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