Designed for the experienced coder, the CPMA Preparation Course provides training for the multifaceted components of medical auditing — one of the highest paying jobs for health information technicians. The course is available with a live instructor in a classroom setting or as a self-paced course.
The CPMA training course covers medical record standards and documentation guidelines, coding and documentation compliance, coding and reimbursement concepts, audit scope and statistical sampling methods, medical record audit abstraction, and category risk analysis and communication.
Advance yourself into a rewarding career path in medical auditing. This course was designed by the creators of the exam to prepare you in full for exam day. No other certification is needed to attain this credential. A certification like this is a great way to both establish your coding skills and differentiate yourself within the healthcare business job market.
Who should enroll?
This course is designed for anyone interested in becoming a medical auditor or building their skillset (and resume) to include medical auditing.
Education and experience requirements
It is strongly recommended that you either have a minimum of two years of healthcare experience or a solid grasp of medical terminology, anatomy, and pathophysiology. Learn more about our essentials training.
20 CEUs received upon successful completion of course. One-time use only. Must be AAPC certified prior to enrollment for CEUs to apply.
Offered as both a virtual instructor-led course and an online self-paced instruction course.
Instructor-led is 8-weeks from start date to completion. New courses start throughout the year.
Self-paced instruction is accessible for 4 months. Enrollment begins at date of purchase. Monthly course extensions may be purchased through the life of the course.
Pay in full: Price includes $250 pay-in-full discount.
Pay over time: Make easy monthly payments over 12, 18, or 24 months.
In addition to the preparation course — which includes interactive online lectures, step-by-step coding processes, and all training needed to pass the exam — the course bundle includes:
Online practice exams
Three 50-question practice exams to gauge your readiness for the certification exam.
Exam (2 electronic exam attempts)
The exam evaluates a coder's knowledge, rationales, efficiency, effectiveness, and grants certification upon passing. Includes 2 attempts to be taken electronically.
Coding for Medical Necessity Reference Guide
Use this convenient resource to quickly reference all the info you need to find a code, code more accurately and efficiently, and stay compliant.
Date of purchase is considered your course start date, additional time will be given for processing of your order. After your order is processed, you will receive further email instruction for course access.
This online course must be completed within a 1-year period or less from date of purchase. Additional time extensions may be purchased for a monthly fee. Date of purchase is considered your course start date. After your order is processed you will receive further email instruction on course access.