Key Features

  • Comprehensive CPC® coverage highlights essential information for passing the AAPC CPC® exam, accompanied by detailed figures, for the most efficient exam review.
  • Concise outline format gives you quick and easy access to content and helps you make the most of your study time.
  • Bound-in companion CD includes a Pre-Exam and a Post- Exam that provide answers and rationales to help you target areas of weakness and reinforce your understanding of coding concepts.
  • A Final Exam located in the text simulates the actual CPC exam format and gives you a better understanding of how the content will be presented.
  • A companion Evolve Resources website enhances your review with study tips, web links, and links to related products.

Table of Contents


Success Strategies

Course Syllabus and Student Calendar

UNIT I Anatomy, Terminology, and Pathophysiology

  1. Integumentary System
  2. Musculoskeletal System
  3. Respiratory System
  4. Cardiovascular System
  5. Female Genital and Pregnancy
  6. Male Genital System
  7. Urinary System
  8. Digestive System
  9. Mediastinum and Diaphragm
  10. Hemic and Lymphatic System
  11. Endocrine System
  12. Nervous System
  13. Senses
  14. Anatomy and Terminology Quiz Answers
  15. Pathophysiology Quiz Answers

UNIT II Reimbursement Issues

  1. Reimbursement Issues
  2. National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI)
  3. Federal Register
  4. Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO)
  5. Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS)
  6. Medicare Fraud and Abuse
  7. Managed Health Care
  8. Reimbursement Terminology
  9. Reimbursement Quiz
  10. Reimbursement Quiz Answers

UNIT III Overview of CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Coding

  1. Introduction to Medical Coding
  2. CPT
  3. HCPCS Coding
  4. An Overview of the ICD-9-CM
  5. Using the ICD-9-CM

UNIT IV Coding Challenge

  1. Examinations
  2. Final Examination

Appendix A, Resources

Appendix B, Medical Terminology

Appendix C, Combining Forms

Appendix D, Prefixes

Appendix E, Su


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