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CPC Exam Details

Course Description

Certified Medical Coders (CPC) are in high demand as the healthcare industry continues to grow. To stay ahead of the competition, it is important to stay up-to-date on the latest changes in the medical coding field. Recently, there have been some changes announced regarding the medical coding certification exams.

CPC Exam Chapters No of Questions // New CPC Exam
Coding Guidelines 7
Integumentary series (10,000 series) 6
Musculoskeletal
(20,000 series)
6
Respiratory and cardiovascular
(30,000 series)
6
Digestive System
(40,000 series)
6
Urinary, male genital, female genital
(50,000 series)
6
Nervous System
(60,000 series)
6
Evaluation & Management 6
Anaesthesia 4
Radiology 6
Laboratory and Pathology 6
Medicine 6
Anatomy 4
Terminology 4
ICD 5
HCPCS 3
Compliance and Regulatory 03
+10 case studies

CPC Exam Duration

The CPC exam duration depends upon whether or not the exam is taken online or in person. If the exam is taken in person, it is 4 hours without breaks. If the exam is taken online, it will still be 4 hours long divided equally into 2 separate 2-hour sessions.