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Advanced Coding for the Physician's Office

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder. 510713

Description

This nationally recognized Advanced Medical Coding for the Physician’s Office (ACPO) online program will teach you diagnostic and procedural coding using CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II coding manuals. This is an advanced program, designed for students with previous medical coding experience. Prior to enrolling for this program, you should have already completed basic coding education or the ed2go Administrative Medical Specialist with Medical Billing and Coding (AMS w/MBC) or Medical Billing and Coding program.

Preparation for the Certified Coding Specialist—Physician-based (CCS-P) certification exam is included in this program. The textbook for this program and the guide for certification preparation are provided. In addition, this program also helps prepare for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Please note that this course is for coders who are seeking training in advanced physician coding, not hospital coding. It is designed for coders working in, or seeking employment in, a physician’s office, clinic, or group practice.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

26

Hours

100

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Northern Maine Community College

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Online

Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Non-credit course – not qualified

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$250.00 CPT 2016 Professional; HCPCS 2016 Level II; ICD-10

In-State/District Tuition

$1,595.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$1,595.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$1,845.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$1,845.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-9094.00Medical Transcriptionists
$0.00 per hour
29-2072.00Medical Records Specialists
$17.84 per hour
Required Certification: Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), AAPC

Provider Status

Approved

Address

33 EDGEMONT DRIVE, PRESQUE ISLE, Maine 04769

Phone Number

(207) 768-2700

Fax Number

(207) 768-2723

Last Updated

Feb 16, 2021

Created

Nov 15, 2016

Renewal

Feb 01, 2018

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