CIC® Study Guide

AAPC's CIC® Certification Study Guide is designed to help you prepare for your CIC exam. Twelve chapters will guide you through a review of ICD-10-CM diagnosis and ICD-10-PCS procedure coding for acute care facilities, as well as documentation standards, anatomy, medical terminology, pharmacology, compliance regulations, and outpatient and inpatient reimbursement systems.

The CIC® Certification Study Guide covers every section you’ll encounter on the exam. You’ll also receive testing tips to help you ensure your best performance on the CIC exam.

Note: This guide is not an introduction to inpatient coding but a review of inpatient coding concepts.

Key Features

  • Study guide written by same inpatient coding experts who wrote the CIC exam
  • Anatomy and medical terminology review
  • Practical examples
  • Testing techniques for CIC exam
  • Questions designed to imitate the CIC certification exam
  • Each chapter review includes 10 questions geared to test important coding concepts
  • Practice exam including 20 question multiple choice and 5 fill-in-the-blank coding cases with answers and rationales

AAPC's CIC Online Practice Exams will add an extra 60 multiple choice questions and 10 fill-in-the-blank coding cases to your preparation and are highly recommended to complement this study guide.


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