Advanced Coding for Physician's Office

Overview

This nationally recognized Advanced Medical Coding for the Physician's Office (ACPO) online program will teach you diagnostic and procedural coding using CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II coding manuals. This is an advanced program, designed for students with previous medical coding experience. Prior to enrolling for this program, you should have already completed basic coding education or the ed2go Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding (AMS w/MBC) or Medical Billing and Coding program.

Preparation for the Certified Coding Specialist—Physician-based (CCS-P) certification exam is included in this program. The textbook for this program and the guide for certification preparation are provided. In addition, this program also helps prepare for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers. 

Please note that this course is for coders who are seeking training in advanced physician coding, not hospital coding. It is designed for coders working in, or seeking employment in, a physician’s office, clinic, or group practice. 

Details

Continuous changes in the medical billing and coding profession, as well as HIPAA changes, have created an incredible demand for people trained in coding. The Advanced Coding for the Physician's Office program is designed for students who have previous coding experience, have a basic coding education, or have completed the ed2go Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding (AMS w/MBC) or Medical Billing and Coding program.

CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II coding are covered in this program, along with information on the Correct Coding Initiative (CCI), compliance and reimbursement issues, Official ICD-10-CM coding guidelines, and much more. You'll get important tips to increase your accuracy in code selections and make the billing process smoother, resulting in quicker and better reimbursement.

This program will also prepare you for the Certified Coding Specialist—Physician-based (CCS-P) certification exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). In addition, this program also helps prepare for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam.

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Program at a Glance

Hours: 100

Format: Self-paced, online

Length: 6 months to complete course

Price: $1595.00 Enroll Now