Advanced Coding for the Physician’s Office GES 103 » 80 hours

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This nationally recognized Advanced Medical Coding for the Physician's Office (ACPO) online program will teach you diagnostic and procedural coding using CPT, ICD-9-CM (Volumes I and II), 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. 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. 

"Loved the self-paced environment and the ability to complete the work as my schedule permitted."
- K.H., Spartanburg Community College

"The facilitator had patience and answered my questions in a timely manner."
- D.G., Bronx Community College-CUNY

"My facilitator was very helpful in answering my questions. I really liked the 'live chat' from the support team. I did not have to wait long for their responses and they were very helpful in getting answers to my questions...ASAP!!"
- D.L., East Central University

"Due to my full time job, having an online course experience worked very well for me. I did contact my facilitator and I heard back from her promptly. I had a very good experience with this course."
- T.W., Snead State Community College