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What is the Practicode 2.0 feature CPC-A?

CPC-A Practicode module overview
This online program allows application of medical coding skills for professional services (physicians, mid-level providers, etc.) and certified medical coders. It is acceptable for non-certified medical coders to take this program. Note: This program does not teach medical coding.

The program provides 18 months of access from the date of purchase. Additional access time can be purchased if needed.

These programs are intended for you to apply medical codes based on the program you purchase. They assure a broad knowledge in reviewing and assigning the correct procedure and diagnosis codes for medical services.

  1. Technology skills: These are the basic skills that you will need to participate in the course content.

    Use of email to communicate with the Practicode Response Team, you should be able to send and receive email attachments.

  2. Using Internet to access online course materials and any additional online resources you may want to use to complete the coding content.

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    Google searching or whatever internet search tool works for you (researching coding, procedures, tools to understand how procedures are performed).

  3. Interpersonal skills for participating as a member of an online learning community: A key component of your Practicode coursework may be the need to participate in email (practicode@aapc.com) and phone discussions with Practicode experts. During these communications, it is expected that you will utilize the "netiquette" (appropriate ways and tone of communicating online) of being an online student.

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