COC Preparation Course

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COC™ Preparation Course

Five Reasons to Enroll:

  • 1Successful completion of this course indicates that students are prepared to take the COC exam and begin a career as an outpatient facility coder or outpatient hospital 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 CPT®, ICD-10-CM and HCPCS Level II code sets.

This 80 clock-hour online course teaches fundamental medical coding skills for an outpatient hospital/facility and ASC setting and prepares the student to take AAPC's COC exam. Students are given access to the 80 clock-hour course for 4 months from the date of purchase. Covers CPT, HCPCS and ICD-10-CM coding and assures a broad knowledge in reviewing and assigning the correct codes used for coding and billing outpatient facility and ASC services to insurance companies. This course does not cover inpatient hospital coding.

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 COC training:

  • Practical applications graded midway through the assignment providing feedback for a better understanding of proficiency before moving forward to complete the assignment.
  • Lectures walking you through your first practical application case in key chapters for higher confidence in coding from a medical record.

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Included with All COC Preparation Courses

  • ICD-10-CM training integrated
  • 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)
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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 beginning January 1, 2016.

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By purchasing any online course and other items, I certify that I have read and agree to the online course Terms and Conditions, the Course Requirements, and the Refund Policy.

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