If you are preparing for CPC exam then it is always recommended for you to take the CPC practice exams first, and timing yourself to finish within the stipulated five and a half hours. It is important that the practice CPC exam questions and answers are well crafted, and that full rationale answer keys are provided as this is where you will learn the most from, by learning where to refer for the answers in your medical codebook manual (as the CPC exam is an open book test). The medical coding practice exams that you can take are listed below:
- 1. Downloadable 150 Question Medical Coding Practice Exam comes with a e-book for study tips and the exam questions, price of this whole package is $37 which includes all of the below:
a) The Full 150 Practice CPC Exam Questions
b) Answer Key, With Full Rationale
c) Scan Tron Bubble Sheets
d) The Exam Study Guide, including:
e) Common Anatomy Terminology Handouts
f) Common Medical Terminology Prefix, Root Word, and Suffix Handouts
g) The Official AAPC Proctor-to-Examinee Instructions (read out loud on the day of the CPC exam)
Click here for the sample CPC exam practice questions with full rationale answers
- The Medical Coding Certification Review Blitz Videos 2013 version, costs $179 for online access plus all free bonuses, or $247 for online access plus all free bonuses with the addition of a physical complete 6 DVD set and book being shipped to you:
Click to watch Laureen show you her proprietary “Bubbling and Highlighting Technique”
a) 9.5 hours of CPC Exam preparation video (immediate access online, also available in 6 DVDs)
01 Introduction To The Program
02 Medical Terminology CPC® Exam Prep
03 HCPCS CPC® Exam Prep
04 Modifiers CPC® Exam Prep
05 ICD-9 CPC® Exam Prep
06 E&M Section CPC® Exam Prep
07 Anesthesia Section CPC® Exam Prep
08 Radiology Section CPC® Exam Prep
09 Path & Lab Section CPC® Exam Prep
10 Medicine Section CPC® Exam Prep
11 Integumentary System CPC® Exam Prep
12 Musculoskeletal System CPC® Exam Prep
13 Respiratory System CPC® Exam Prep
14 Cardiovascular System CPC® Exam Prep
15 Digestive System CPC® Exam Prep
16 Urinary System CPC® Exam Prep
17 Genital System CPC® Exam Prep
18 Endocrine/Nervous System CPC® Exam Prep
19 Eye/Ear System CPC® Exam Prep
b) 60 minute one on one telephone support – Still have questions about coding? Getting a job in your area? Having problems with a particular area? Just send Laureem an email to the members area support and schedule a free 60 minute bonus call- one on one with her!
c) Yahoo Groups: Coding and Reimbursement News- This is a group of dedicated medical coders just like you.Join a thriving Yahoo Groups community and learn from those already in the field- and those looking to become coders too!
d) Monthly Training Webinar- Once a month Laureen Jandroep holds a special Q and A webinar session. Listen in as Laureen interviews other successful medical coders and take your questions!
e) Bubbling and Highlighting Technique- Use this technique to organize your manuals to use during your exam- and also when you actually are working! It will save you tons of time and make your work super- effective. Laureen’s students swear by it!
Laureen’s medical coding video review program prepares you for the following exams:
A) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and the
B) Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based (CCS-P) exam by the American Health Information Association (AHIMA).
This is both a review of the subject matter and a guide to doing well on the exam. You will not only have an exhaustive review of all the various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures covered on the exam, the program will also demonstrate ways to go through the process of taking the exam in the most efficient manner, making best use of the time allowed. Since this is an open-book exam, the program teaches you my proprietary “bubbling and highlighting technique”. This technique demonstrates how to mark and highlight your coding manual to make it easier to choose the correct answer of the choices given for any question on the exam. You’ll see how to best manage some questions you might find more difficult than others.
The best approach for preparing for CPC exam is to take the second choice which is the CPC Exam Preparation Video Reviews, however it is more costly than the first choice, but well worth the money. The first choice CPC practice exams are online based and you’ll have instant access to the questions and full rationale answers. The method of this exam is really great and you get to learn alot from studying the full rationale answers.
This practice exam was previously available in the printed pattern but has recently been updated to the digital format and allows the exam to be done using downloadable PDF files. The download is quick and the exam provides great rationales as well. The package comes with a mini study guide that contains tips that you should follow for the preparation of the exam. The approach for it is great as you can solve it while using your computer or you can even print it out on the paper and then solve and maybe you want to scan tron it to have yourself a real CPC exam simulation.
IF you want to prepare a little more which you should; given the difficulty level of the CPC exam and your budget allows it, then you should also consider adding Laureen Jandroep’s CPC Certification Exam Video Reviews to your CPC exam practice preparation.
Tips for passing CPC exam:
- Practice the CPC exam questions while referring to your medical codebook, without distraction and when you are completely ready. Attempt the questions like the real CPC exam simulation, timing yourself to exactly five and a half hours.
- Time management is key, make sure you divide your CPC exam sections and spend a maximum time on each section. Do not give a hard question too much time, just skip the ones you’re not sure of and come back to it later.
- My students have found starting from the back of the paper saves them more time, because the questions in the CPC exam paper are typically more advanced and difficult at the end. So this way they get to tackle the toughest questions in the beginning, breezing through at the end.
By: Katherine Dawson, Certified Professional Coder
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We specialize in preparing students for the AAPC CPC Medical Coding Exam and also the AHIMA CCS-P exam.
We also have a CPC Practice Exam Package With Full Study Guide which is very popular because it simulates the 150 Questions in the actual CPC Exam, and we also provide the answer keys and full rationale for each and every question. It even refers you back to the relevant part of your textbook. To get a copy of this sample CPC practice test paper, you can visit http://curemydisorder.com/links/cpcexampracticequestions
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