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Medical Coding Practice Tests

May 19, 2011 Comments off

Here are a couple of short practice tests for the Medical Insurance Billing & Coding students:

1.  PRACTICE TEST 1 

2.  PRACTICE TEST 2

The answers are at the end of each test.

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Certified Professional Coder Exam

May 16, 2011 Comments off

Attention, Medical Insurance Billers & Coders!  After you finish your classes, it’s a really good idea to get certified.  Why?  Because it assures potential employers that you can code correctly and efficiently interact with insurance companies. 

Check the EXAM SCHEDULE first – please note, examination dates will not appear online after the four-week registration deadline.

Steps to follow:

1. To take the exam, you must be a member of the AAPC. Membership rates are $70 for students, and $120 for regular members. Become a member while you are a student to save $50.

2. Pay the exam fee ($260 for students and $300 for regular members).

3. Complete the APPLICATION AND EXAMINATION AGREEMENT FORMS.

4. Send the documents and payment to the national office via mail, fax, or email AT LEAST FOUR WEEKS PRIOR TO THE EXAMINATION DATE to:

AAPC
2480 South 3850 West, Suite B
Salt Lake City, Utah 84120
Fax: 801-236-2258
Email: exams@aapc.com

This information was taken from: www.aapc.com

Updated Medical Billing Codes

July 14, 2010 Comments off

 

 

Medical Billing and Coding Students:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updates to the codes used in medical billing.  Check the WEBSITE for more information.