American Academy of Professional Coders
Certified Professional Coder
309 West 700 South, Salt Lake City UT 84101
A Certified Professional Coder (CPC) is an individual of high professional integrity who has passed a coding certification examination sponsored by the American Academy of Professional Coders (the AAPC). The examination consists of questions regarding the correct application of CPT, HCPCS procedure and supply codes and ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes used for billing professional medical services to insurance companies.
Work Experience Required? NoOral or Written Exam Required? Yes Renewal Required? Every 2 Year(s) Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? YesRenew through Re-Examination? NoRenew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? NoDoes applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No This certification is related to military occupational specialties. Read more about military occupations..