Choose One Free Training for your Next AAPC Certification

Whether you’re looking to boost your skillset or take your career to the next level – for a limited time, AAPC is offering you the chance to do it all at once — and the course is FREE to U.S.-based, certified AAPC members. Start today!

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Rules:

  • To be eligible for #FREEAAPC, you must be a US-based certified AAPC member with at least one credential.
  • Only online orders will be accepted. #FREEAAPC is not available over the phone.
  • Orders with more than one free training course will be automatically canceled.
  • Orders that do not meet the promotion eligibility requirements (U.S.-based certified AAPC members with at least one credential) will be automatically canceled.
  • Offer expires June 30, 2020

How it works:

  1. Select one course below: CIC, COC or CPB.
  2. You will receive an email with instructions to access your training
  3. Login to aapc.blackboard.com to start your training
  4. Share your free course selection on social media, using #FREEAAPC

AAPC now gives you the chance to boost your medical coding career with free training courses. The fact is, additional certifications bring in additional pay. (Visit the “Salary Guide” here.) Just scroll down to find which course is right for you and get started today. Training courses are free for a limited time (normally $1,995). Required books for the courses and exam registration are available with your member discount. Click the course you're interested below for books and exam pricing.

Certified Professional Biller

CPBs know how to submit claims compliant with government regulations and private payer policies. They follow-up on claim statuses, resolve claim denials, submit appeals, post payments and adjustments, and manage collections. According to AAPC's 2019 Salary Survey, the national average salary for CPBs is $55,078 annually. See "Salary Guide" below for more detail.

$1295 - FREE! Get Started Free
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Certified Outpatient Coder

COCs specialize in reporting for outpatient facility services and helping to sustain revenue cycles. A COC credential tends to bring in the highest pay. According to AAPC's 2019 Salary Survey, the national average salary for COCs is $59,129 annually. See "Salary Guide" below for more detail.

$1995 - FREE! Get Started Free
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Certified Inpatient Coder

As more doctors move their practices to hospitals, the demand for inpatient coders is growing. It is the only credential dedicated exclusively to inpatient hospital/facility coding. According to AAPC's 2019 Salary Survey, the national average salary for CICs is $56,045 annually. See "Salary Guide" below for more detail.

$1995 - FREE! Get Started Free
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"I would like to thank AAPC, especially our mentors who made me reach my goals because of their great review program. The training and preparation was very extensive and helpful for me to understand the coding guidelines. Your motivation, encouragement, and support constantly inspire us."

-Pamula K.

Frequently Asked Questions

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No. However, they are strongly recommended for students taking the CPC, COC, CIC, CRC or CPB courses. They are ideal for students who have never studied anatomy and physiology or do not know medical terminology. These courses are valuable for anyone preparing for a career in healthcare.

Our courses are accessible for four (4) months from the date of registration.

Within an hour of registration, you'll receive a welcome email that contains your course login instructions, username, and password. You can begin your training as soon as you're ready with your materials. The training can be accessed any time of day for your convenience.

From the very start of your training, you have a course coach who is accessible via email to answer questions or concerns you may have during the program. Coaches are also accessible via phone through a scheduled appointment.

#FREEAAPC is limited to one free course for U.S.-based certified members holding at least one credential.

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