ICD-10: Prove Proficiency by Dec. 31

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ICD-10: Prove Proficiency by Dec. 31

Credentialed AAPC members must pass an ICD-10 Proficiency Assessment by December 31, 2015.  Doing so assures employers that those who hold CPC, COC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CRC, a coding specialty, or CPMA credentials understand, and are fluent in, ICD-10 coding.
There are two ways to do it:


  • Option 1: At Your Own Pace – This option includes a 16-hour online assessment course with 150 open book, online questions. Successful completion earns 16 CEUs. Price starts at $395.
  • Option 2: Timed Assessment – This option includes a 3.5 hour online assessment with 75 questions. Two attempts are available, starting at $60.
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No Responses to “ICD-10: Prove Proficiency by Dec. 31”

  1. Eileen Lambert says:

    Does this include CIRCC?

  2. Susan Weimer says:

    Prior to obtaining my CCC certification I was required by my employer to do an online ICD-10 course which was AAPC approved. Although I was not certified at the time, would this be considered sufficiemt to keep my CCC certification in force? I have copies of the transcript to show the CEU’ s earned and that I passed each area of the testing. I received my certification a few weeks after finishing this course. Thank you for your response.

  3. Melissa Gilbertson says:

    CPC certification packages and testing are still listed as ICD-9. Is that not up-to-date or do we have to wait until the new year to test using 2015 Books for ICD-10?

  4. Sandra Lilly says:

    Can a non-member take your ICD-10 Proficiency Assessment?