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Certified Professional Coder

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This short-term training program is designed to provide practical application of coding operative reports, evaluation, and management services. The student will learn principles of medical coding related to the three main code books: CPT®, ICD-10- CM Code Set and HCPCS Level II. This course is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in medical coding for a physician’s office and strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for AAPC’s CPC certification examination. With course completion, students should be proficient at coding a wide variety of patient services.

What does a CPC do?
A certified professional coder reviews clinical documentation and translates medical procedures, diagnosis, supplies, and services into codes that are submitted on a medical claim to payers for reimbursement. CPCs need a good grasp on medical terminology and anatomy to understand medical charts and abstract important information. They serve a vital role in the financial wellbeing of their employing organization and indirectly influence patient outcomes through accurate medical coding.
 
Prerequisite: Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy strongly recommended. 

Potential Certifications: Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the AAPC's Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam.

Tuition: $3,897 Full Price; $1,299 FastForward WCG Price
 
Supplies and Fees: Tuition includes cost of textbook, AAPC online exam registration fee, as well as a $50 credential attainment incentive.

How much does a CPC make an hour?
CPC's make between $20 and $30 per hour, which varies by location, experience, and additional credentialing.
 
Click here to learn more about AAPC’s Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Certification: https://www.aapc.com/certification/cpc/
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Class Details

39 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Tue.  
  Weekly - Thu.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Walker Fine Arts
  Zoom Meeting.

Instructor : Monique Ward 

 

Notice

Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). Discount is pending availability of funds. As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.

FastForward Workforce Credential Grant (WCG) pays 2/3 of the cost of tuition: You pay 1/3 of tuition upon enrollment; the Commonwealth of Virginia pays 1/3 upon successful completion of the class; the final 1/3 is paid by the Commonwealth of Virginia when you earn the credential.

Tuition: 

$3,897.00


Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 03/08/2022, 03/10/2022, 07/05/2022, 07/07/2022)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
2/15/2022 - 7/12/2022 Weekly - Tue 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Martinsville, Walker Fine Arts  Map Monique Ward  Lecture
2/17/2022 - 6/30/2022 Weekly - Thu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Martinsville, Zoom Meeting  Map Monique Ward  Lecture