USC is now an AAPC Licensed Education Site!
What is AAPC?
AAPC is the nationally recognized leader in
medical coding credentials.
USC is the only local college which
offers the AAPC Curriculum,
teaching both, ICD-9 and ICD-10.
According to AAPC statistics, ninety per cent (90%) of students
who successfully complete this curriculum pass the
Certified Professional Coding (CPC) exam on
their first attempt.
(Individual results may vary).
At USC, all coding courses are taught
by Certified Coding Instructors.
Successful completion of the approved AAPC
curriculum allows the students to earn up to two years
of work experience counted toward meeting
the required CPC apprenticeship.
Medical Coding Preparation
Students WILL NOT earn a degree, certificate
or credits from the medical coding preparation.
USC also offers “Medical Coding Preparation”
for current medical professionals looking to expand
their experience or knowledge in the coding field.
USC's Medical Coding Preparation classes prepares
medical professionals to sit for the CPC exam and
broadens the student's knowledge, opening up new
possibilities in his/her existing medical-affiliated careers.
Medical Coding Preparation include the following 5 classes and can be completed in as little as 3 semesters:
Students will complete the AAPC Practicum, coding 600 real-world case studies in an online, self-paced* setting. Upon successful completion, students will have fulfilled 1 year of the CPC apprenticeship requirement and be given a Certificate of Proficiency to demonstrate to potential employers their skill set in Medical Coding.
*The Practicum is self-paced but must be completed within a single semester.
Cost: $2995, includes all course tuition, books, Practicum, exam fee, and student membership to AAPC.
USC also offers a 2 year degree in Administrative Specialist with Coding and Billing Concentration.
Interested? Fill out the form below and we will contact you with more information!
Find out more about AAPC with these useful links:
MedOffice Resources is hosting a “PMCC Instructor Networking Session” in Utica, New York. Come and spend 4 hours together with other PMCC instructors to share interesting training techniques and viewpoints.
Professional Medical Coding Curriculum Instructors (CPC-I) MedOffice Resources is hosting a “PMCC Instructor Networking Session” in Utica, New York. Come and spend 4 hours together with other PMCC instructors to share interesting training techniques and viewpoints.This is an opportunity to earn 4 CTUs The theme for the session is “More Than A Lesson Plan: Tips for Creating a Great PMCC Experience” and will include the following topics:
Getting To Know Your Students
Conducting a Baseline Assessment
Your Role as “Coach”Goals
Agendas and Expectations
Creating a Learning Structure
Your Role as the “Cheerleader”
Following The Student Facilitator: Linda Smith, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CMBS
Date: September 23, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. - Noon
Location: Utica School of Commerce; 201 Bleecker St, Utica, NY
Register at by calling 315-733-2307 x2237 or on USC's Corproate/Insurance page at this link: http://www.uscny.edu/#!corporate/clyp