CIC Preparation Course

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CIC Preparation Course

Five Reasons to Enroll:

  • 1Successful completion of this online course indicates that students are prepared to take the CIC exam and begin a career as a certified inpatient hospital coder or inpatient facility coder.
  • 2Self-paced course convenient for work schedules: flexibility to complete coursework at home on your own schedule.
  • 3Expert AAPC certified coaches available to answer questions.
  • 4Low cost compared to other training programs.
  • 5Hands on practice coding real world, redacted medical records using ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code sets.

This 80 clock-hour online course teaches fundamental medical coding skills for an inpatient facility setting and prepares the student to take AAPC's CIC exam. Students are given access to the 80 clock hour course for 4 months from the date of purchase. The course covers ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS coding and assures a broad knowledge in reviewing and assigning the correct procedure and diagnosis codes for inpatient facility services.

What's new in 2018? In addition to all of the exciting features available in 2017, here are some of the new benefits you'll see with 2018 CIC training:

  • Enhanced definitions of root operations with explanations and examples to help you better understand ICD-10-PCS coding.
  • Step-by-step instructions to find and build an ICD-10-PCS code using the index and using the ICD-10-PCS tables with examples for better understanding.
  • New lectures walking you through using the ICD-10-PCS codebook and building ICD-10-PCS codes.
  • Expanded rationales to help you gain a greater understanding of the coding guidelines and building an ICD-10-PCS code.

What are you waiting for?

AAPC distance learning courses are the best way to get certified & advance your career.

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Save 29% through Sept 30th

Included with All CIC Preparation Courses

  • Interactive online lectures include step by step coding process
  • Online reading materials
  • 40 CEUs upon completion
    (AAPC certified prior to enrollment; excluding CPCO, CIRCC, CPMA & Specialty Certifications)
Military Spouses? You may qualify for funding.


Required Code Books

Students enrolling in AAPC exam preparation courses CPC, COC, CPB, and CPMA are required to purchase the CPT®, ICD-10-CM,and HCPCS Level II code books, CRC exam preparation students are required to purchase a ICD-10-CM code book, and CIC exam preparation students are required to purchase the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code books. The course and exam are updated each calendar year. Students may use current calendar year and/or the previous year's code books when taking any AAPC examination. However, it is strongly suggested that only current manuals be used for both the course and the certification exam. Students may need to consider purchasing code books fortwo different calendar years, if their exam is taken in a different calendar year than their course. AAPC certification examinations will contain questions regarding ICD-10 codes.

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This 80 clock hour course must be completed within a 4-month period or less from date of purchase (additional time extensions may be purchased for $29.95 per month). 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 on course access.

The CIC™ exam voucher is valid for 12 months from date of purchase. Membership is required to take any AAPC examination.