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CGSC ™ (General Surgery) Certification – Any suggestions on preparing for this exam?

CCO does not currently offer a course, blitz or practice exam for the CGSC™ exam.  

The CGSC™ examinee will be tested on:

  • Ability to read and abstract physician office notes and operative notes to apply correct ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS Level II and modifier coding assignments
  • Evaluation and management (both the 1995 and 1997 Documentation Guidelines)
  • Rules and regulations of Medicare billing including (but not limited to) incident to, teaching situations, shared visits, consultations and global surgery
  • Coding of surgical procedures performed by General Surgery physicians
  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy and physiology

We recommend the CGSC™ AAPC study guide and practice exams for the CGSC exam.

You can join the CCO Club and search for General Surgery related topics and ask questions you are struggling with or need clarification on in your exam prep.

CCO does not currently offer a course, blitz or practice exam for the CGSC™ exam.  

The CGSC™ examinee will be tested on:

  • Ability to read and abstract physician office notes and operative notes to apply correct ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS Level II and modifier coding assignments
  • Evaluation and management (both the 1995 and 1997 Documentation Guidelines)
  • Rules and regulations of Medicare billing including (but not limited to) incident to, teaching situations, shared visits, consultations and global surgery
  • Coding of surgical procedures performed by General Surgery physicians
  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy and physiology

We recommend the CGSC™ AAPC study guide and practice exams for the CGSC exam.

You can join the CCO Club and search for General Surgery related topics and ask questions you are struggling with or need clarification on in your exam prep.

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