Receive wonderful discounts with your tuition payments. By joining our course, your AAPC membership price is slashed from $160 to a low $90. In addition, you also save on the cost of the exam, paying only $300 out of the standard fee of $380.
Remember to add school books to your supply list. You will need the Medical Coding Training Book, CPT™, HCPCS™, and ICD 10 CM™. They cost only $350.00 and they are exactly what you want to pass with flying colors.
What type of job can I expect once I become a Certified Professional Coder (CPC)?
Medical Coding in a Doctor’s Office
One of the most common positions as a CPC is at the doctor’s office, you’re going to find this is an excellent opportunity. In a doctor’s office or medical group, you’ll be expected to perform a wide range of job duties which include:
- Abstracting documentation
- Reviewing Patient Charts
- Use of Coding Software
- Assign Proper Codes
Once you have gained experience and knowledge in this field many certified coders transition into auditors and educators. As an auditor/educator you can assist in educating coders and providers to ensure their documentation supports the codes selected for billing.
Information Technology Companies
As a CPC working in IT, you could find yourself developing software that helps healthcare facilities. As a medical coder, you will be checking the accuracy of these software programs and ensuring that claims are not rejected due to coding errors. You may even find yourself as a coder educator.
Insurance companies are interested in your knowledge to verify the accuracy of incoming claims. The job duties may include determining whether the information that is received for payment is accurate, and they ensure that payments are properly processed.
Registered Nurse (RN) CPC
A special opportunity for Registered Nurses who are also a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). Making the transition from Nurse to medical coder is more common and natural than you may think. Many Registered Nurses have made this transition and been able to see a different way of helping patients as an RN coder.