How many questions can you get wrong on the CPC exam?
To pass AAPC’s CPC exam, you have to score 70 percent: of 150 questions, total, you may miss 45 answers. This test is not about memorization. It’s about knowing how to find the best answer. Electronic devices with an on/off switch (cell phones, smart phones, tablets, etc.) are not allowed into the examination room.
Is the CPC test hard?
The AAPC CPC (American Academy of Professional Coders Certified Professional Coder) exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions. Unlike many other certification exams, the CPC exam is an open book exam. In fact, test takers must bring copies of the ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS manuals to the exam.
What does the CPC exam consist of?
The CPC exam thoroughly tests a coder’s grasp of the entire coding process, from medical terminology to code sets and beyond. Per the AAPC’s website, the CPC exam covers 24 subject areas, including anesthesia, radiology, and medicine.
Can you take the CPC exam online?
CPC Online Practice Exams
Includes 3 practice exams (50 practice questions each), enabling you to gauge your readiness for the actual medical coding exam. Access is available for one year from purchase date and multiple attempts are allowed.