I took this exam back in July. If you purchased the practicum and took that test you have seen the set up of the exam.
I will say this was much harder for me than the CPC and the majority of what I do is audit and teach E/M. The biggest problem I have is I very rarely use 95 guidelines because we only follow 97 where I work.
The best advice I can give is read the questions first. Don't waste time reading and leveling the 1 to 2 pages of note until you know what you are looking for. I made this mistake several times only to find out I didn't need to level the visit at all just tell what type of visit it was and what the correct diagnosis codes were.
The other thing is even though 95 is generally going to get you a higher level exam, it doesn't always so don't forget to consider both sets of guidelines.
Laura, CPC, CEMC
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