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CPD-0219 – Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam Preparation (CPD-0219_CPC)

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam Preparation

Online, Asynchronous
Access to course content will begin on September 23, 2021.
Enrolled students will have until March 10, 2022, to complete course material.

This course provides the knowledge to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders' (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) Exam. The CPC credential is the gold standard for medical coding. A CPC is critical to compliance and the profitable operation of medical practices since codes determine 100% of the revenue to the provider. As a CPC, you'll know how to assign the correct diagnosis (ICD-10), procedure (CPT®), and supply (HCPCS Level II) codes. Mastering medical coding is attainable and provides the basic foundation of career advancement in the field of medical administration.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Code any medical specialty
  • Apply course content to work in a medical practice
  • Increase value to their professional practice
  • Improve their career possibilities
Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive a non-credit certificate of completion.

This course offers 60 CE hours
This course is offered in an online, asynchronous format

September 23, 2021 – March 10, 2022

Cost: $1800 (safer at home discount)
Discounts (use code when registering):
DU Affiliates (alumni, faculty, staff) and Military: 10% off - code: CPDDU10
Students: 15% off - code: CPDDU15

Additional Costs:
Students will be required to purchase a book ($229.99 AAPC Members; $249.99 Non Members). As well as the optional purchase of an AAPC Membership ($175.00) and Exam (must be an AAPC Member to take the Exam, $399). Books, memberships, and more information can be found on the AAPC website.

Marcia L. Brauchler, MPH, FACMPE, CPC-P, COC, CPC-I, CPHQ
is the Founder and President of Physicians' Ally, Inc., a health-care consulting and concierge billing firm in Denver, Colorado. She advises physicians and practice administrators on managed care contracts, reimbursement, coding, and compliance. Her prior experience includes working with non-profit HMO operations management, hospital administration, and as the Executive Director of several Colorado Independent Practice Associations. Ms. Brauchler is a published author on contract negotiations, compliance regulations, coding issues, Medigap standardization, and marketing physician practices. She earned her B.S. in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of California at Los Angeles and in 2014, she received her Fellowship (FACMPE) in the American College of Medical Practice Executives from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). Ms. Brauchler is a licensed instructor with the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), a member of the National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), and has been a governor appointee to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Strategic Task Force for statewide health reform and the Board of the State’s Uninsurable Health Insurance Plan. .

Online Course Format
Access to course content will begin on September 23, 2021. Students can expect to have access to course content in Canvas, University of Denver’s online learning platform, on the aforementioned course start date, and information about accessing Canvas will be sent to students shortly after enrollment. Enrolled students will have until March 10, 2022 to complete course material. Enrollment for this course will close on November 4, 2021 to allow for adequate completion time.

Course Details
Location: University ParkMode of Study: OnlinePlaces Left: 24Waitlist Places Left: 0Fee: $1800


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