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    Can anyone tell me how is CCS-P exam? Are they similar to CPC exams or different?? Any help would be great. I am thinking about taking CCS-P exam in near future.

    Thank you
    Purvi, CPC

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    Apr 2007


    The exams are different. The CCS-P exam has chart notes that you code CPT and diagnosis codes from, so it's a bit more medical records based.
    Pam Tienter, CPC, COC, CPC-P, CCS-P, CPMA, CPC-I
    AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
    AAPC National ICD-10-CM Trainer

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    Question Ccs-p

    Hi Pam,

    I am also planning to take the CCS-P soon, would you be a little more specific. You mentioned chart notes, are you referrring to Op notes? what would you recommend as the best study resource for this exam? I have the Review guide by AAPC but there's not much "study" material there, it's basically "mock" exams. How would you suggest I prepare for the diagnoses and therapy portion? I would greatly appreciate any tips you can provide.

    Tracy Smith, CPC

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