Certified Obstetrics Gynecology Coder (COBGC) Online Training Course

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Complete bundle
  • Includes online self-paced instruction course

  • Two exam attempts

  • Study guide

  • Coder's Specialty Guide


($1,087.89 for non-members)

Course only
  • Includes online self-paced instruction course


($299 for non-members)

In the COBGC Online Training Course, you will strengthen your ability to apply the correct ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS Level II, and modifier assignment when reporting obstetric services and gynecological procedures.

When to enroll

This course is recommended for coding professionals working in OB/GYN coding who want to earn the COBGC credential.


AAPC trains over 20,000 new students annually for careers in medical billing and coding. Affirm your experience with employers and differentiate yourself as a certified obstetrics gynecology coder. Holding a specialty certification underscores your capabilities and can contribute to increased earning potential.

Education and experience

At least two years of OB/GYN coding experience and knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and pathophysiology are required to successfully complete this course. AAPC offers the following prerequisites:  

Course length

Self-paced: Average time to completion is 4 hours (not including additional study time). Access available for one year from purchase date.  

Continuing education units (CEUs)

Receive 4 CEUs on successful completion. One-time use only.

Financial options

Pay over time: Make easy monthly payments over 12, 18, or 24 months.

Course curriculum overview

Throughout the COBGC Online Training Course, you will review common diagnoses, procedures, and E/M coding specific to obstetrics and gynecology so that you’re ready to earn the COBGC credential. Having this specialty certification will demonstrate your mastery of OB/GYN coding and ability to effectively support an organization’s reimbursement processes.

OB/GYN coding training objectives

  • Review common gynecology and obstetrics diagnosis codes and conditions

  • Deepen understanding of CPT® and CMS E/M guidelines

  • Identify common procedures performed in gynecology and obstetrics

  • Discuss the most missed concepts on the COBGC certification exam

  • Take practice test that mimics the format and structure of the COBGC certification exam

What students are saying

  • Myra Simmons testimonial photo


    The COBGC helped me obtain a greater understanding of OB procedures, maternity care, and hysterectomy coding. I’ve been able to work in some of DC’s greatest hospitals coding OB.

    Myra Simmons, CPC, CPMA, CRC, CPC-I, COBGC, CGSC, OHCC

  • Anitha Lingala testimonial photo


    I work as a VP Coding Product at IKS Solutions Inc and managed one of the nation's largest women's health centers. COBGC helped me navigate the complex coding process...

    Anitha Lingala, CPC, CCS, CPMA, COBGC, CRC, AAPC Approved Instructor

  • Paula Zoito testimonial photo


    The COBGC is highly specialized and proves competency to help you gain a better understanding of the obstetric package, the global guidelines, and Chapter 15 ICD-10 codes.

    Paula Zoito, CPC, CEMC, COBGC

Course bundle includes

In addition to the actual course of interactive online lectures, step-by-step coding processes, and all training needed to pass the exam, you’ll receive:

  • Online practice exam
    One 50-question practice exam to help you determine your readiness for the COBGC exam.  

  • COBGC exam ($399 exam fee is included in this package) 
    The COBGC exam features 100 multiple-choice questions over 4 hours. Your package includes two exam attempts.  

  • Study guide
    AAPC’s certification study guides are designed to help you feel familiar with the exam beforehand. All the exam content sections will be covered, as well as test-taking tips so you know what to expect on exam day.

  • Coders’ Specialty Guide
    Quickly find what you need to code services and procedures with a Coders’ Specialty Guide. Not only will you be able to code faster, but more accurately too. 

Why train with AAPC?

> Any credential you earn through us will be recognized worldwide. AAPC is known by governments, employers, and association groups as the industry gold standard. 

> Train with the same experts who created the exams. Why study at an institution that bases its curriculum on AAPC’s when you can train directly with us?

> Our exam pass rates are the highest in the industry. We provide the most trusted curriculum and top-rated training, resulting in exam pass rates that remain unmatched by other programs.

> Join a network of over 250,000 members. We’re the world's largest training and credentialing organization for the business of healthcare. We’ll be here to support you every step of the way, through tools and resources, payment plans, CEUs, workshops, networking events, and more.

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