Certified Physician Practice Manager Training

Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM)

Managing a medical practice requires a wide range of skills. The responsibilities are broad and require detailed management of multiple processes, including the sales cycle, compliance regulations, human resources, health information, and general business processes. Managing practice can be a challenging but rewarding profession. The CPPM (Certified Physician Practice Manager) certificate is a logical next step for individuals with extensive experience in many areas of the healthcare industry who are ready to advance their careers to a position as a medical practice manager. Experienced practice directors benefit from expanding skills and validating their knowledge and expertise in this trade.

Approved References for use during Examination

CPPM: Practice management training

Learn more about the CPPM exam.

CPPM preparation course (online or in class)

CPPM online course 
At home and at your own pace

Online lectures and reading material at your own pace

20 PDU

CPPM study guide (strongly recommended)

The CPPM Study Guide reviews each section of the CPPM® exam in detail and includes practical examples, sample questions, and testing techniques. If you have exam experience or have passed exam training (like the courses listed above), this study guide makes exam preparation simple.

CPPM online practical exams

Measure your preparation for the CPPM® certification exam

50 questions
Format and content emulated from the actual exam

The CPPM certification exam


The CPPM exam covers it all in depth

Health reform – 5 questions


Compliance – 25 questions


Quality of health care – 5 questions


Doctor’s office accounting – 25 questions


Physician reimbursement – 20 questions


Managing the healthcare revenue cycle – 25 questions


Human Resources – 15 questions


Marketing and business relations – 10 questions


Spatial planning and operations – 10 questions


HIPAA – 15 questions


Electronic medical record – 10 questions

Health information exchange – 3 questions


Modern health informatics – 8 questions


Disaster planning – 8 questions

S.No       Choose Your SpecialtyChoose Your Certifications
1Anesthesia and Pain Management – CANPCCPC (Certified Professional Coder)
2Cardiology (CCC)COC (Certified Outpatient Coder)
3Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery  (CCVTC)CIC (Certified Inpatient Coder
4Emergency Department  (CEDC)CRC (Certified Risk Adjustment Coder)
5Family Practice  (CFPC)CPB (Certified Professional Biller)
6General Surgery  (CGSC)CPMA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor)
7Hematology and Oncology  (CHONC)CDEO (Certified Documentation Expert – Outpatient)
8Obstetrics and Gynecology  (COBGC)CPPM (Certified Physician Practice Manager)
9Ophthalmology  (COPC)CPCO (Certified Professional Compliance Officer)
10Orthopedic Surgery (COSC)Medical Coding


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