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CIC Course Training Details

  • Organization :- www.aapc.com
  • Type Of Exam :- Open Code Book (ICD-10CM, ICD-10PCS Manuals).
  • Total Marks :- 60 multiple choice questions and 10 inpatient cases fill in the blank.
  • CIC Exam Fee :- $530 + AAPC Member ship ($160).
  • Retake :- One Free Retake.
  • Exam Duration :- 5 Hours and 40 minutes to finish the exam.
  • Training Duration :- 8 to 10 Weeks.
  • Eligibility :- Life Science Graduates.

Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC) Description :

The new inpatient medical coding certification standard, Certified Inpatient Coder(CIC), is the only certification dedicated exclusively to inpatient hospital/facility coding. The CIC certification, validates expert level knowledge and experience in abstracting information from the medical record for ICD-10CM and ICD-10PCS coding, and specialized payment knowledge in MS-DRG and Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS). Invest in your future with the CIC certification—certified coders earn 40% more than non-credentialed coders.

CICs Have Demonstrated:

Expertise in medical records review to abstract information required to support accurate inpatient coding.

Expertise in assigning accurate ICD-10-CM medical codes for diagnoses and procedures performed in the inpatient      Setting.

Superior knowledge of current rules and regulations, and issues regarding medical coding, compliance, and      Reimbursement under MS-DRG and IPPS systems.

Strong ability to integrate medical coding and reimbursement rule changes in a timely manner to include      Updating the Charge Description Master(CDM), fee updates, and the Field Locators (FL)on the UB04.

Solid understanding of human anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology required to correctly code facility      Services and diagnoses.

Strong Understanding of outpatient reimbursement methodologies(OPPS).

Growing Demand For Medical Coders :

According to the united states Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for certified medical coders will increase 22 percent through the year 2022. Prepare yourself to meet the industry demand by becoming a Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC). This is your first step to a career in healthcare industry. Increase your chances of being hired in a competitive job market.

Show Your Proficiency :

Through rigorous examination and experience, certified CIC have proven mastery of all code sets (CPT, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, HCPCS Level II), evaluation and management principles, surgical procedures, and adherence to documentation and coding guidelines. Certified CIC represent excellence in medical coding.

Learn From The Professional Experts :

GenSol goal is to train medical coders to be industry ready. We provide a complete education, preparing you for the CIC examination. Our in-depth CIC examination preparation course is for individuals preparing for a career in medical coding. Students preparing for the CIC examination with our preparation courses are twice as likely to pass.

Eligibility :

Medical Coding is for any Medical, Paramedical and life science students - BHMS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS, BYNS, BDS, BPT, BOT, Pharmacy, Nursing, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Zoology, Nutrition and Dietics, Botony, Chemistry and other degree. Experience in any healthcare sector Clinical Practice, Research, Labs, Hospitals, Insurance Companies, Medical Transcription, Medical Billing are the added advantage to enter Medical Coding industry.

Approved Manuals for Use During CIC Examination :

Your choice of ICD-10-CM.

Your choice of ICD-10-PCS.

Medical Coding CIC Certification Requirements :

Having an associate’s degree.

Pay exam fee at the time of application submission.

Please Maintain current membership with the AAPC.

New members should submit membership payment with examination application.

Renewing members should have a current membership at the time of submission and when exam results are      Released.

A CIC should have at least two years medical coding experience (member's with an apprentice designation are not      Required to have two years medical coding experience.)

10 multiple choice questions

  • Loading... Recognize the limitations of Electronic Health Record (EHR) and how downtime is       Handled
  • Loading... Identify documentation deficiencies caused by copy/paste and use of templates
  • Loading... Understand HIPAA security and privacy
  • Loading... Understand the reporting requirements under Minimum Data Set (MDS)
  • Loading... Demonstrate proper procedure for addendums and alterations to the medial record
  • Loading... Identify components of the medical record
  • Loading... Identify the length of time the provider has to document services
  • Loading... Understand the requirement for timely documentation
  • Loading... Recognize and properly code for procedures performed at the bedside
  • Loading... Understand the reporting requirements under UHDDS
  • Loading... Understand Joint Commission (JC) requirements for documentation

05 questions

  • Loading... Understand medical terminology and anatomy
  • Loading... Understand pathophysiology to capture correct codes and identify       Documentation deficiencies
  • Loading... Recognize medications and conditions/diagnoses they are used to treat

10 multiple choice questions

  • Loading... Identify benefits of Computer Assisted Coding (CAC)
  • Loading... Explain what natural language processing is and which departments in the       Hospital use it
  • Loading... Apply Coding Clinic guidance to inpatient coding
  • Loading... Identify correct ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes for cases done
  • Loading... Identify proper procedure to look up DRG (eg, book, grouper)
  • Loading... Understand emerging roles for inpatient coders (DRG validator, auditor)
  • Loading... Identify conditions POA and use of indicators

13 multiple choice questions

  • Loading... Recognize proper procedure for compliance with the 2 Midnight Rule and       Certification requirements
  • Loading... Understand different bill types
  • Loading... Identify information found in a charge master
  • Loading... List examples of auto population of services using a charge master
  • Loading... Explain requirements to maintain and monitor the chargemaster
  • Loading... Understand the role each department plays in chargemaster maintenance
  • Loading... Understand the 72 hour rule (24 hour for other types of inpatient services) and how services occurring prior       To admit are reported
  • Loading... Identify different types of disposition and the impact on coding
  • Loading... Calculate base payments for DRGs
  • Loading... Identify elements needed to determine DRG assignment
  • Loading... Understand what is supported in the DRG (eg, services performed at another facility)
  • Loading... Understand different types of DRGs (eg, APR-DRG)
  • Loading... Understand Medicare Code Edits
  • Loading... Understand different inpatient types
  • Loading... Understand guidelines for selecting the principle diagnosis for different inpatient facilities
  • Loading... Explain impact of readmissions in a 30 day period
  • Loading... Explain when to rebill inpatient claim as an outpatient claim
  • Loading... Identify data submitted on a UB-04

05 multiple choice questions

Identify differences between outpatient and inpatient payment methodologies

  • Loading... Explain coding requirements under OPPS: Pass through payments
  • Loading... Explain coding requirements under OPPS: APCs and Status Indicators

09 multiple choice questions

  • Loading... Review LCD/NCD and apply the policy to inpatient coding
  • Loading... Identify services covered by Medicare Parts A, B, C, D
  • Loading... Explain proper execution of the ABN and HINN
  • Loading... Review private payer policy and apply to inpatient payment
  • Loading... Identify precertification requirements

08 multiple choice questions

  • Loading... Explain external payer audits process and responsibilities of hospital staff
  • Loading... Explain internal audits and how they relate to compliance plans
  • Loading... Know how to interact with auditors during an onsite audit
  • Loading... Identify audit targets on the OIG work plan
  • Loading... Explain the CERT audit process and requirements for response to a request for records
  • Loading... Understand the PEPPER report and how it is utilized
  • Loading... Identify examples of fraud and abuse
  • Loading... Explain the MAC audit process
  • Loading... Identify services approved for audit by the RAC auditors
  • Loading... Explain the Medicare appeal process and discuss requirements at each level
  • Loading... Explain the RAC audit process and requirements for response to a request for records

10 inpatient cases fill in the blank

  • Loading... Code the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes for 10 inpatient cases

GenSol CIC Training Course Outline :-

CIC Certification Course Topics Duration Study Material Mock Test Que
01. Introduction Of CIC 00:30min Yes 30 Que
02. Medical Terminology 03:00Hrs Yes 1000 Que
03. Digestive System 04:00Hrs Yes 100 Que
04. Respiratory System 04:00Hrs Yes 100 Que
05. Blood System 04:00Hrs Yes 100 Que
06. Urinary System 04:00Hrs Yes 100 Que
07. Endocrine System 04:00Hrs Yes 100 Que
08. Lymphatic and Immune Systems 04:00Hrs Yes 100 Que
09. Skin 04:00Hrs Yes 100 Que
10. Sense Organs : The Eye and the Ear 04:00Hrs Yes 100 Que
11. Reproductive System 03:00Hrs Yes 100 Que
12. Musculoskeletal System 04:00Hrs Yes 150 Que
13. Nervous System 04:00Hrs Yes 150 Que
14. Cardiovascular System 04:00Hrs Yes 150 Que
15. Introduction Of ICD-10-CM 01:00Hrs Yes 100 Qes
16. Conventions for the ICD-10-CM 02:00Hrs Yes 20 Que
17. General Coding Guidelines 02:00Hrs Yes 20 Que
18. Introduction Of Chapter-Specific Coding Guidelines 01:00Hrs Yes 20 Qes
19. ICD-10-CM Chapter 1 03:00Hrs Yes 40 Que
20. ICD-10-CM Chapter 2 03:00Hrs Yes 40 Que
21. ICD-10-CM Chapter 3 01:00Hrs Yes 20 Que
22. ICD-10-CM Chapter 4 04:00Hrs Yes 50 Que
23. ICD-10-CM Chapter 5 02:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
24. ICD-10-CM Chapter 6 02:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
25. ICD-10-CM Chapter 8 01:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
26. ICD-10-CM Chapter 9 04:00Hrs Yes 60 Que
27. ICD-10-CM Chapter 10 03:00Hrs Yes 50 Que
28. ICD-10-CM Chapter 11 02:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
29. ICD-10-CM Chapter 12 02:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
30. ICD-10-CM Chapter 13 03:00Hrs Yes 40 Que
31. ICD-10-CM Chapter 14 03:00Hrs Yes 40 Que
32. ICD-10-CM Chapter 15 04:00Hrs Yes 60 Que
33. ICD-10-CM Chapter 16 03:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
34. ICD-10-CM Chapter 17 01:00Hrs Yes 20 Que
35. ICD-10-CM Chapter 18 03:00Hrs Yes 40 Que
36. ICD-10-CM Chapter 19 04:00Hrs Yes 60 Que
37. ICD-10-CM Chapter 20 04:00Hrs Yes 40 Que
38. ICD-10-CM Chapter 21 03:00Hrs Yes 40 Que
39. Introduction Of ICD-10PCS 00:30mins Yes 20 Que
40. ICD-10PCS conventions 01:00Hrs Yes 20 Que
41. Medical and Surgical Section Guidelines 04:00Hrs Yes 100 Que
42. Obstetrics section Guidelines 02:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
43. Medical Record and Healthcare Documentation Guidelines 04:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
44. Inpatient Coding 04:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
45. Inpatient Payment Methodologies 04:00Hrs Yes 40 Que
46. Outpatient Payment Methodology 3:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
47. Regulatory and Payer Requirements 02:00Hrs Yes 30 Que
48. Compliance 02:30min Yes 10 Que
49. Coding Cases 04:00Hrs Yes 100 Cases
50. CIC Examination Tips 02:00Hrs Yes --

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