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Tips for Taking the CPC Exam

By Med Coding Pro

There are a variety of prep materials for the Certified Professional Coding- or CPC- exam that you can obtain through the AAPC that can help you get a CPC exam passing score. However, you must understand that these materials can get expensive. You can learn all you need to know by taking a coding course […]

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Medical Billing And Medical Coding Review

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Review of medical Billing and Coding Practice Exam A medical coder reviews information regarding patient injuries, procedures, and diseases from medical documents from healthcare practitioners. They assign a code to the information based upon a universal, official coding system. These codes are used for the reimbursement of claims from hospitals and physicians. You need to […]

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Preparing for the CPC Exam

By Med Coding Pro

Though you will be required to complete a 2-4 year accredited degree program in order to become a certified medical coder, you can teach yourself the basics by utilizing the manuals and information you can find online, including medical coding practice worksheets. In order to learn the basics of medical coding, you must also have […]

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Passing the CPC Exam the First Time You Take It

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The Certified Professional Coder- or CPC- exam is test that is overseen by the American Academy of Professional Coders to test the proficiency and certify medical coders. This exam is designed to test an individual’s understanding of the manuals used in billing and coding: ICD- 9 (provides accurate diagnosis) CPT (procedure & terminology codes) HCPCS […]

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Basic Rules for Medical Coding

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Medical coding makes the billing process much easier because it brings uniformity to the process through the use of easily recognizable codes. When these standard diagnosis and procedure codes are used, the insurance companies and various medical service providers are able to recognize them- which means that the bill will be paid and why the […]

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CPC Exam Tips

By Med Coding Pro

With any job or project, having a mentor or someone to give you “real-world” advice is one of the most important factors leading to success. You may feel you should make it on your own, using your own intelligence and efforts to reach the goal. But there’s no reason you shouldn’t rely on the experience […]

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CPC exam study guide

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If you use the combination of a well-designed CPC exam study guide and some real-world experience, you should have little difficulty with the certification exam when the day arrives. CPC stands for Certified Professional Coder and the actual exam is mean to show, when you pass, you have the knowledge and experience to work in […]

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CPC Exam Questions

By Med Coding Pro

If you’re thinking seriously about becoming a professional medical coder, you might want to start the process by thinking like a Boy Scout. The traditional motto for this organization is “Be Prepared.” So, you should take your preparation for the CPC exam as seriously as you do the exam itself. To get the best preparation, […]