Practice Test For CPC Exam – How To Pass The AAPC                  Coding Certification Exam                              ...
A good practice exam should fully prepare its examinee for the real exam. Knowing whatto expect and not being surprised on...
**The following sub-divisions are each assigned 5-10 category specific questions**GuidelinesPayment managementMedical term...
3) Remaining CPT Codes:**This portion of the exam focuses on the remaining CPT codes and assigns 5-10category specific que...
We have taken into account the wide spectrum of diversity the CPC exam offers andhave constructed the questions on our CPC...
instructions guide for the AAPC exam and scanned copy of the bubble sheet for thepractice exam so that you can actually ta...
Click to watch Laureen show you her proprietary “Bubbling and Highlighting Technique”By: Katherine Dawson, Certified Profe...
Youre most welcome tovisit http://www.cpcmedicalcodingcertificationexamprep.org/cpc-exam-prep to practice CPC exam questio...
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If you are preparing for the AAPC CPC exam then it is always recommended for you to take some practice exams first. The practice tests that you take in order to prepare for the exam and the method of the exam is very important. You should always rely on the practice tests that are close to the actual exam schedule and question level.
AAPC exam for Certified Professional Coder can be quite a tough exam and many of us feel extreme need of integrated assistance for the exam. The exam can be hard to pass in the first attempt without proper guidance and practice, and that is why many people realize the need of a good quality practice exam to prepare for the exam in their second attempt for it.

A good practice exam should fully prepare its examinee for the real exam. Knowing what to expect and not being surprised on exam day are important.
AAPC's CPC exam is 150 questions and must be completed in 5 hours and 40 minutes or less.

Click here to try out some sample CPC exam practice questions which come with the full rationale answers
There are three main sections to the CPC exam:
1) Medical Concepts
2) Surgery and Modifiers
3) Remaining CPT codes
Each of these three sections are then further divided into the following smaller headings.

1) Medical Concepts:
**The following sub-divisions are each assigned 5-10 category specific questions**
Guidelines
Payment management
Medical terminology
Anatomy
ICD-9-CM codes
HCPCS codes

2) Surgery And Modifiers:
**This section is mainly sub-divided to reflect the surgery section of the CPT book and assigns 5-10 category specific questions to each of the following sub-divisions**
Integumentary
Musculoskeletal
Respiratory
Cardiology
Hemic/Lymphatic systems
Mediastinum/Diaphragham
Digestive
Urinary
Male and Female reproductive organs
Maternity/ Endocrine system
Nervous system
Eyes/Ears

3) Remaining CPT Codes:
**This portion of the exam focuses on the remaining CPT codes and assigns 5-10 category specific questions to each of the following sub-division**
Evaluation and Management
Anesthesia
Radiology
Pathology
Medicine

This 150 question CPC practice exam was created using the structure listed above in order to emulate the actual CPC exam as closely as possible. We felt that by doing this examinees would know exactly what to expect on examination day. By utilizing this structure examinees can better prepare for the exam by focusing on category specific questions and identifying areas of weakness. Knowing what to expect in detail also tend to help calm pre-test anxiety.
AAPC's CPC exam is 150 questions long. Questions range from true and false, to 1-2 sentences, to full page operative notes.

Questions on the CPC exam do not cover just specific medical codes. Questions can be very diverse, testing the examinees knowledge on:

Download your Free copy of my "Medical Coding From Home Ebook" at http://www.cpcmedicalcodingcertificationexamprep.org

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  1. 1. Practice Test For CPC Exam – How To Pass The AAPC Coding Certification Exam By: Katherine DawsonIf you are preparing for the AAPC CPC exam then it is always recommended for you totake some practice exams first. The practice tests that you take in order to prepare forthe exam and the method of the exam is very important. You should always rely on thepractice tests that are close to the actual exam schedule and question level.AAPC exam for Certified Professional Coder can be quite a tough exam and many of usfeel extreme need of integrated assistance for the exam. The exam can be hard to passin the first attempt without proper guidance and practice, and that is why many peoplerealize the need of a good quality practice exam to prepare for the exam in their secondattempt for it.
  2. 2. A good practice exam should fully prepare its examinee for the real exam. Knowing whatto expect and not being surprised on exam day are important.AAPCs CPC exam is 150 questions and must be completed in 5 hours and 40 minutes orless.Click here to try out some sample CPC exam practice questions which come with thefull rationale answersThere are three main sections to the CPC exam: 1) Medical Concepts 2) Surgery and Modifiers 3) Remaining CPT codesEach of these three sections are then further divided into the following smaller headings. 1) Medical Concepts:
  3. 3. **The following sub-divisions are each assigned 5-10 category specific questions**GuidelinesPayment managementMedical terminologyAnatomyICD-9-CM codesHCPCS codes 2) Surgery And Modifiers:**This section is mainly sub-divided to reflect the surgery section of the CPT book andassigns 5-10 category specific questions to each of the following sub-divisions**IntegumentaryMusculoskeletalRespiratoryCardiologyHemic/Lymphatic systemsMediastinum/DiaphraghamDigestiveUrinaryMale and Female reproductive organsMaternity/ Endocrine systemNervous systemEyes/Ears
  4. 4. 3) Remaining CPT Codes:**This portion of the exam focuses on the remaining CPT codes and assigns 5-10category specific questions to each of the following sub-division**Evaluation and ManagementAnesthesiaRadiologyPathologyMedicineThis 150 question CPC practice exam was created using the structure listed above inorder to emulate the actual CPC exam as closely as possible. We felt that by doing thisexaminees would know exactly what to expect on examination day. By utilizing thisstructure examinees can better prepare for the exam by focusing on category specificquestions and identifying areas of weakness. Knowing what to expect in detail also tendto help calm pre-test anxiety.AAPCs CPC exam is 150 questions long. Questions range from true and false, to 1-2sentences, to full page operative notes.Questions on the CPC exam do not cover just specific medical codes. Questions can bevery diverse, testing the examinees knowledge on:Coding GuidelinesUnderstanding of ConventionsCorrect Modifier UseBundling and Global PackagesMedical Terminology and Gross Anatomy
  5. 5. We have taken into account the wide spectrum of diversity the CPC exam offers andhave constructed the questions on our CPC Practice Exam to reflect those on the actualexam as closely as possible.In addition to our well constructed questions we are also providing a full rationale foreach question.These rationales provide the correct answer for each question as well as a fullexplanation as of why this option is correct, why the other three options are incorrect,and where in the medical coding books the answer can be located.Studying the rationale of an answer may very well be the easiest and most efficient wayto learn how to pass the CPC exam.The best approach for preparing for CPC exam is to take the Laureen Jandroepsprogram for Medical Coding Practice Exam. The benefit of this package is that it allowsyou to have more closer and real time exam experience to the CPC exam. The method ofthis exam is really great and you get to learn a number of things from this exam session.The CPC practice exam offers 150 questions that are closely based on the method andlevel used by the CPC exam and the student has to attempt all questions in the time of 5hours and 40 minutes. The practice exam tries to test your abilities of the following--The knowledge of coding guidelines-The understanding of conventions-use of the suitable modifier-Knowledge of package types- bundling and global-The knowledge about the terminology used in medical coding.The CPC practice exam is available at reasonable price of $37. The package consists of150 well constructed questions for the practice of the CPC exam, and an answer key forthe paper. The package also consists of study material containing essential parts of themedical science which is important for the preparation of the exam and each question issupplied with a rationale. You can easily prepare for the CPC exam by studying therationales provided in the CPC practice exam, and this is an effective way of preparingfor actual exam scenario. The package also consists of additional matter as the official
  6. 6. instructions guide for the AAPC exam and scanned copy of the bubble sheet for thepractice exam so that you can actually take the exam in real exam environment.The CPC practice guide contains questions with great consideration for the CPC examand the questions are to provide realistic practice for the CPC exam. The questions givenare of all types from true/false to the one liner and the full page questions, based on allthree sections in the exam, which are Medical Concepts, Surgery and Modifiers, andRemaining CPT codes.Some following tips are also useful while preparing for the CPC exam-- Take the exams like the real exams without distraction and when you arecompletely ready. Attempt the question like the real exam simulation.- Divide the questions with equal time management and don’t give a hardquestion too much time.- Go over the wrong answers and learn to fix the mistake.Click here to try out some sample CPC exam practice questions which come with the fullrationale answers
  7. 7. Click to watch Laureen show you her proprietary “Bubbling and Highlighting Technique”By: Katherine Dawson, Certified Professional CoderDownload your Free copy of my "Medical Coding From Home Ebook" athttp://www.cpcmedicalcodingcertificationexamprep.orgWe specialize in preparing students for the AAPC CPC Medical CodingExam and also the AHIMA CCS-P exam.We also have a CPC Practice Exam Package With Full Study Guide which isvery popular because it simulates the 150 Questions in the actual CPCExam, and we also provide the answer keys and full rationale for each andevery question. It even refers you back to the relevant part of yourtextbook. To get a copy of this sample CPC practice test paper, you canvisit http://www.cpcmedicalcodingcertificationexamprep.org/cpcpracticeexam
  8. 8. Youre most welcome tovisit http://www.cpcmedicalcodingcertificationexamprep.org/cpc-exam-prep to practice CPC exam questions and to learn more about our provenand effective medical coding exam preparation & studying techniques.

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