Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder (COSC) Preparation Training Course

The Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder (COSC) credential enables orthopedic coders to demonstrate their expertise. As a result, COSCs enjoy more job opportunities and salaries approximately 11% higher than their CPC® peers, according to AAPC’s Medical Coding and Billing Salary Survey Report.

If you’re a physician-based orthopedic coder, AAPC’s COSC Preparation Training Course will get you ready to ace your certification exam. And the best part is that it takes only a half day and can be completed online, at your convenience.

Training Objectives

  • Review common documentation issues for orthopedic surgery diagnosis codes and conditions
  • Review CPT® and CMS E/M guidelines pertaining to orthopedic surgery
  • Understand common procedures performed in orthopedic surgery
  • Review the most missed concepts on the COSC certification exam
  • Take a practice test with the format and structure of the COSC exam

Training Content

  • Interactive audio/video lectures and online exercises
  • Practice test with 10 cases and 35 multiple choice questions

Additional Information

  • At least two years of orthopedic surgery coding experience is prerequisite. While no previous coding credential is needed to attain the COSC credential, this course is not meant for individuals with little, limited, or no coding experience.
  • This course takes four hours on average to complete, not including additional study time
  • Approved for 4 CEUs upon successful completion towards CPC®, CPB, CPMA®, CPPM®, and specialty credentials except CIRCC® (one-time use only)
  • For more course details, download the Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder (COSC) Preparation Training Course Syllabus

Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder (COSC) Preparation Training Course

COSC Course Only
COSC Complete Bundle
COSC Career Bundle
COSC Training Course
COSC Practice Exams
COSC Study Guide
Coder Specialty Guide

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Required Code Books (Not Included)

Required code books may be purchased here, through AAPC, or through any major bookseller.

Computer Requirements:

High-speed Internet connection and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Passing & Certification

  • Must have current AAPC membership
  • An overall score of 70% or higher is required to pass the certification exam.

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 email instruction on course access.

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