Certified Medical Coder (M30) Exam Prep

About the Certified Medical Coder  (M30) Exam Prep Course

The Certified Medical Coder Exam Prep course the following areas:

  • ICD-9
  • ICD-10
  • CPT/HCPCS
  • Human Anatomy

 

The CMC Certification

Through rigorous examination and experience, certified CMC specialists have demonstrated knowledge of the medical billing and coding process, including knowing how to classify medical procedures into codes and how to locate codes for the four major code bases: ICD 9, ICD 10, CPT and HCPCS. Understanding medical billing and coding is central to the operations of modern hospitals and medical offices.

Certified CMC Specialists have demonstrated:

  • Understanding of the various types of insurance plans
  • Application of payer policy, Local Coverage Determinations (LCD), and National Coverage Determinations (NCD) for successful claim submissions
  • Knowledge of CPT®, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Level II coding guidelines
  • Successful navigation of the varying rules and regulations applying to the healthcare industry, including HIPAA, False Claims Act, Fair Debt Collections Act, and Stark
  • Understanding of the life cycle of a medical billing claim and how to improve the revenue cycle
  • Expertise in effective claim follow-up, patient follow-up, and denial resolution