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CCO’s Formula for Success in Passing CPC® Exam

CCO’s Tried and True CPC Exam Success Formula:

  1. Take a full coding course (80 Hour College Equivalent) where you get plenty of opportunity to practice coding. To see details on CCO’s Physician Based Coding course, click here ==> Physician Based Medical Coding Course
  2. Watch all CCO CPC® Review Blitz videos and mark up coding manuals according to BHAT™ stands for Bubble, Highlight and Annotate Technique technique. To see details on CCO’s Coding Certification Review Blitz, click here ==> CCO’s Coding Certification Review Blitz
  3. Practice Blitz exam taking techniques by completing TIMED practice exams.
    1. Start with shorter 50-60 question exams and finish with a 150 question exam.
    2. Allow your self an hour per 25-30 questions.
    3. Complete entire exam in one shot, perhaps going to the library where you won’t be disturbed and to make it feel like the real thing.
    4. Use a digital kitchen timer to count time down 60 minutes at a time per the Blitz technique.
    5. Use a sample test grid to get used to using it for the real exam.
    6. Score your answers and review ALL rationales thoroughly.
    7. Repeat the process until you score an 85% on shorter exams.
    8. Then if time and budget allow complete a 150 question practice exam.
  4. Go over questions you don’t understand with an instructor or seasoned coder.

Where to get CPC Practice Exams:

  1. Free 50 questions CCO’s FREE CPC Practice Exam
  2. Free ICD-10-CM questions Free CCO ICD-10 Practice Exam http://go.cco.us/free-icd-10-cm-online-practice-exam

  3. Practice exam bundled into CPC Review Blitz Package

  4. Mini-Mocks by CCO (60 questions each) $29.95 each or three for $69.95

  5. Practice Exams by AAPC (50 questions each) $29.95 each or three for $69.95

  6. Additional exam resources

    1. From Vendor – http://medicalcodingpro.com/store/

CCO's Tried and True CPC Exam Success Formula:

  1. Take a full coding course (80 contact hours) where you get plenty of opportunity to practice coding. To see details on CCO’s Physician Based Coding course go here ==> Physician Based Medical Coding Course
  2. Watch all CCO CPC® Review Blitz videos and mark up coding manuals according to BHAT®
     stands for Bubble, Highlight and Annotate Technique ®. To see details on CCO’s Coding Certification Review Blitz, click here ==> CCO’s Coding Certification Review Blitz  This is both a review of the subject matter and a guide to doing well on the exam. You will not only have an exhaustive review of all the various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures covered on the exam, the program will also demonstrate ways to go through the process of taking the exam in the most efficient manner, making best use of the time allowed. Since this is an open-book exam, the program teaches you my proprietary BHAT®This technique demonstrates how to mark and highlight your coding manual to make it easier to choose the correct answer of the choices given for any question on the exam. You’ll see how to best manage some questions you might find more difficult than others.
  3. Practice Blitz exam taking techniques by completing TIMED practice exams.
    1. Start with shorter 50-60 question exams and finish with a 150-question exam.
    2. Allow yourself an hour per 25-30 questions.
    3. Complete entire exam in one shot, perhaps going to the library where you won’t be disturbed and to make it feel like the real thing.
    4. Use a digital kitchen timer to count time down 60 minutes at a time per the Blitz technique.
    5. Use a sample test grid to get used to using it for the real exam.
    6. Score your answers and review ALL rationales thoroughly.
    7. Repeat the process until you score an 85% on shorter exams.
    8. Then if time and budget allow complete a 150-question practice exam.

4.Go over questions you don’t understand with an instructor or seasoned coder.

Where to get CRC Practice Exams:

  1. Free 50 questions  CCO's FREE CPC Practice Exam
  2. Free ICD-10-CM questions Free CCO ICD-10 Practice Exam http://go.cco.us/free-icd-10-cm-online-practice-exam
  3. Mini-Mocks by CCO(60 questions each) $29.95 each or three for $69.95
  4. Practice Exams by AAPC$69.95 (Members:$39.95)
  5. Additional exam resources
    1. From Vendor – http://medicalcodingpro.com/store/
  6. CCO's Proven Process http://www.cco.us/cco-proven-process/
  7. How to Pass the CPC® Exam or Any AAPC Certification

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwTkt6PawtA&t=4s

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