Terms & Conditions
AAPC Online Course Terms & Conditions -
Enrollment Agreement and Disclosure Statement
Please keep a copy for your records.
I have reviewed the syllabus for the course I have selected and understand the
fees associated with my enrollment, the structure and content that will be
taught in this course, as well as the occupational fields related to its
area of study. I have reviewed the AAPC return/refund policy associated with
this purchase, available on the AAPC website at http://www.aapc.com/policies/refund-policy.aspx.
I understand that the course is for individual use only.
I understand that my course start date is considered to be the same date
as my course purchase date, and that I must finish the course within the
allotted time for each individual course in which I enroll (individual course
timeframe listed on syllabus and on course information page of AAPC website).
I understand that if I do not finish the course in the allotted timeframe
I will be cancelled from the course unless I choose to purchase a course
extension for $29.95 per month. I understand that AAPC recommends certain
courses or experience level prior to enrollment as noted in the course syllabus (where applicable)
and that adhering to these recommendations may determine my successful completion
of the course. I understand that I should be beyond the age of compulsory
high school attendance and have a minimum of a high school diploma or general
education development (GED) certificate.
To maintain a good standing in the course, all students must adhere
to the AAPC Code of Ethics that ensures high levels of professionalism,
integrity and ethical behavior.
Students of AAPC shall be dedicated to providing the highest standard
of professional coding and billing services to employers, clients
and patients. Professional and personal behavior of AAPC students
must be exemplary.
AAPC students shall maintain the highest standard of personal and
professional conduct. Students shall respect their coaches, instructors,
and AAPC staff.
Students shall use only legal and ethical means in all professional
dealings and shall refuse to cooperate with, or condone by silence,
the actions of those who engage in fraudulent, deceptive or illegal
Students shall respect and adhere to the laws and regulations of
Students shall pursue excellence through continuing education in
all areas applicable to their profession.
Students shall strive to maintain and enhance the dignity, status,
competence and standards of coding for professional services.
Students shall not exploit professional relationships with patients,
employees, clients or employers for personal gain.
This code of ethical standards for students of AAPC strives to
promote and maintain the highest standard of professional service
and conduct among its students. Adherence to these standards assures
public confidence in the integrity and service of professional coders
who are students of AAPC.
Failure to adhere to these ethical standards, as determined by AAPC,
may result in the loss of membership with AAPC, and may result in
cancellation from an AAPC distance learning course. If a student
is cancelled from a course, that student may submit a written or
verbal appeal to AAPC for re-entry into the course.
Holdings, LLC dba, AAPC
is registered under the Utah Postsecondary Proprietary School Act
(Title 13, Chapter 34, Utah Code) and maintains a surety (irrevocable
letter of credit) that is held by the Utah Division of Consumer Protection.
Registration under the Utah Postsecondary Proprietary School Act
does not mean that the State of Utah supervises, recommends, nor
accredits the institution. It is the student’s
responsibility to determine whether credits, degrees, or certificates
from the institution will transfer to other institutions or meet
requirements. This may be done by calling the prospective school
or employer. The institution is not accredited by a regional or national
accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of
an educational and certifying body owned by Eli Research and operated
by American Academy Holdings, LLC (dba AAPC). Greg Lindberg is the owner and Korb Matosich is President of AAPC.
In an effort to ensure accuracy, the course material has been reviewed by AAPC’s
technical staff consisting of Katherine Abel, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I; Raemarie
Jimenez, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC; Charleen Yamasato, CPC, CPC-I; Glade Curtis, MD, FACOG, CPC, CPPM, CPC-I, COBGC;
Lindsay-Ann Jenkins, CPC, CPC-H, CIRCC, CPMA, CPC-I, CANPC; and Nicole Benjamin, CPC, CPC-I, CEDC.
AAPC had a 61% course completion rate over the last three (3) years.
AAPC will, to the best of its ability, maintain employment rates
to be posted when information is available. Completion of an AAPC
distance learning course or AAPC certification does not guarantee
job placement. AAPC does not participate in job placement. Students
may access job boards to search for employment and post resumes in
AAPC member’s area of website.
By purchasing any online course,
I hereby attest that the information I have submitted to AAPC is
true and accurate to the best of my knowledge, and hereby agree to
the terms and conditions of AAPC as stated herein. No other prior
agreement or conditions, verbal, written, or implied, will be honored.
I have read, understand and agree to abide by all the provisions
set forth in the foregoing enrollment agreement.