Cardiology coders are in high demand due to our aging population and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in the United States. Cardiology coders are in great demand. The AAPC Online Certified Cardiology Coder Preparation Course (CCC) is intended for programmers working in cardiology. Prepare for the CCC ™ certification exam online – from home, at your own pace – and take your medical coding career to the next level. Students will review common diagnostics, surgical procedures, and management coding for cardiology-specific assessments.
Review common cardiac diagnostic codes and conditions
Prepare for a field test that mirrors the format and structure of the CCC certification exam
Interactive audio / video lectures and online exercises
Practice test with 12 cases and 35 multiple choice questions
A minimum of two years of cardiac coding experience is required. Although no proof of prior coding is required to earn the CCC certificate, this course is not intended for people with little, little, or no coding experience.
Time required: 4 hours, without additional study time
Approved for 4 PDUs after passing in the direction of CPC®, CPB ™, CPMA®, CPPM® and special login information except CIRCC® (one-time use)For more course details, download the Cardiology Preparation Training Course Syllabus
Materials (not included with this course):
AMA CPT® Professional Edition (publication year should match course year)
ICD-10-CM code book (publication year should match course year)
HCPCS Level II code book (publication year should match course year)
Computer with high-speed internet connection and Adobe Acrobat Reader