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Certified Professional Coder-Payer

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American Academy of Professional Coders
Certified Professional Coder-Payer
309 West 700 South, Salt Lake City
UT 84101


A Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) is an individual of high professional integrity who has passed a coding certification examination sponsored by the American Academy of Professional Coders (the Academy). The examination consists of questions regarding the correct application of CPT®, ICD-9-CM diagnoses and procedure codes used for billing facility services to insurance companies. A CPC-H must have at least two years coding experience and maintain yearly renewal and CEU requirements.
A CPC-H is an individual who has achieved a certain level of knowledge and expertise in coding of services, procedures and diagnoses for outpatient facilities.

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Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 2 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

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