There are many opportunities for certified coders to obtain low-cost or free Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
- Local Chapter Meetings / Local Events — Log in and you will see a personalized calendar of pre-approved local chapter meetings and events in your area. Earn one CEU per hour and enjoy networking with your knowledgeable peers!
- Test Yourself Exercise — The monthly Healthcare Business Monthly has a Test Yourself section where you can complete the questions and receive one free CEU per issue. There are only 12 Test Yourself exercises available at a time, so be sure to keep up on them or you might lose access.
- CMS — Medicare Learning Network offers several web-based programs for free. Complete the program and post test with a +70% accuracy and receive 0.5 to 2.0 CEU(s) for each. Details are on the CMS website: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/MLNProducts (click on the link to Web-Based Training (WBT) Courses under Related Links). Click here to access detailed information about AAPC credits earned.
Visit our list of approved vendors to review additional CEU programs currently available. There are a number of free and low-cost CEU programs available from vendors. You might even find ideas from your peers on the Member Forums online.