A strong understanding of medical terminology and anatomy are required for medical coding and tested thoroughly during the CIC exam. These 2-month courses should be considered by anyone wanting to learn medical coding or for experienced coders who may be weak in these areas.
A thorough knowledge of the disease process helps those in revenue cycle management stay ahead of the curve in medical decision making and quality measures. This course should be considered by those wanting to learn medical coding/billing/etc. or for experienced coders who may want to strengthen their knowledge in this area.
This online course prepares students for a medical coding career in inpatient coding in a hospital. Individuals planning to sit for the CIC exam should have strong inpatient coding experience/knowledge or have successfully completed this course.
The CIC™ study guide reviews each section of the CIC™ exam in detail and provides practical examples, sample questions, and test taking techniques. If you have coding experience or have successfully completed medical coding training (such as the courses listed above), this study guide will optimize exam preparation.
These online practice exams are strongly recommended for anyone taking the CIC™ exam. Emulating the content and difficulty level of the actual exam, these practice exams allow you to become more familiar with the format and time constraints of the real test. The three practice exams, equaling the length of the 60 multiple choice questions and 10 fill-in-the-blank coding cases, can be purchased separately or as a complete bundle.