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    I would suggest getting the study guide that accompanies the practice test. I found it really helpful for the cpc-h exam that I just passed. Also focus on reading your guidelines.

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    Has anyone taken the 2014 CPC exam. I currently work for a family practice physician I have no formal training but have been in the billing department for 4 years now and im ready to advance and make myse more marketable. I have purchased the three practice exams from a APPC. I have started studying but I am frustrated already! Any tips on test prep like marking certain sections in the CPT OR ICD 9 books. So many of these topics I'm clueless to because I've been doing E/M and nursing homes so when I read the first question and it's asking me about substitute skin grafts I panic HELP !! WHERE DO I BEGIN ANY ADVICE ? Thanks in advance
    I used the AAPC Study Guide and found it to be an excellent resource in preparing for the examination. I would recommend you purchase it and study through it from cover to cover and then try the practice exams afterwards.

    I hope this helps.
    Teresa Collins, CPC

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    its better to start in the back of the Exam then work your way to the front because the short questions are all in the back

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    KALADAVIS-In preparation for the CPC exam, I enrolled in the on line prepatory course offered through the AAPC. I highly recommend it to anyone who is familiar with CPT and ICD9 codes and is looking to become a CPC. If memory serves me correctly, it is about a 4 month curriculum, but if you are diligent in your studies, it can be completed much sooner. The course came with a practice exam, and I purchased an additional 2 practice exams. Money well spent!

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    Hi all! I did not pass the CPC on the first try and I am scheduled to retake in Sept. I did really well on my final (through school) but totally bombed the CPC. I was not fast enough and I was curious if anyone has any tips to pass the 10000 series? Theres a lot of math and detail in those questions, and I can do them, however I struggle to complete them in the estimated 2mins and 15 seconds.

    Thanks, Chrissy

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    I am retaking the cpc exam. Second try. I am taking it in December. Can someone give me some advice? Like how many hours a day should I study? I have to study all of the coding. Also do I have time to learn this better in time? I also have a full time job.

    Thank, JoAnn

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    ok i took the exam the first time in oct of this year and i also had purchased and extra exam when i bought books so i had two. when i scheduled the retake for nov it used up the second exam. now i keep trying to resch it and i go thru the tabs receipt and click retake and when i try to register it keeps charging me. is there a promo code somewhere that i need to find or i dont know. im going nuts cuz second time i failed. first time by two points this time by one point. im getting very frustrated.

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