Certified General Surgery Coder

Certified General Surgery Coder (CGSC) Preparation Training Course

General surgery is another rapidly growing area of ​​healthcare – and there is still room for growth to keep pace with ever-increasing demand. The total employment of physicians and surgeons is expected to increase by 4% from 2019 to 2029. In 2025, the supply of specialists in general surgery is expected to lag behind the increase in demand. CSLA now offers specialized / advanced training to members interested in obtaining their CGSC certificate.

Training aims

  • Review common general surgery diagnostic codes and conditions.
  • Read the CPT® and CMS E / M guidelines.
  • Common procedures in general surgery.
  • Discuss the concepts most missed on the CGSC certification exam.
  • Practice test that mimics the format and structure of the CGSC certification exam.

Training content

  • Interactive conferences with exercises.
  • Practical test with operative cases with a total of 35 multiple choice questions.

Further information

  • This online course is intended for general surgery programmers so clinicians can prepare you for the CGSC ™ certification exam. No additional credentials are required to obtain CGSC ™ credentials. Students will review common diagnoses, surgical procedures, and coding of managing assessments for general surgery.
  • Time required: 4 hours, without additional study time
  • Approved for 4 PDUs after passing in the direction of CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPPM and special login information except CIRCC (one-time use)

For more course details,

Download the General Surgery Specialty Coding Course Syllabus

Course Requirements

Certified General Surgery Coder Course Requirements

  • Materials (not included with this course):
  • CPT® Professional Edition (current year), AMA publisher
  • ICD-10-CM (current year), any publisher
  • HCPCS Level II (current year), any publisher
  • Computer with high-speed internet connection and Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Download General Surgery Specialty Coding Course Syllabus

S.No  Choose Your Specialty Choose Your Certifications
1 Anesthesia and Pain Management – CANPC CPC (Certified Professional Coder)
2 Cardiology (CCC) COC (Certified Outpatient Coder)
3 Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery  (CCVTC) CIC (Certified Inpatient Coder
4 Emergency Department  (CEDC) CRC (Certified Risk Adjustment Coder)
5 Family Practice  (CFPC) CPB (Certified Professional Biller)
6 General Surgery  (CGSC) CPMA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor)
7 Hematology and Oncology  (CHONC) CDEO (Certified Documentation Expert – Outpatient)
8 Obstetrics and Gynecology  (COBGC) CPPM (Certified Physician Practice Manager)
9 Ophthalmology  (COPC) CPCO (Certified Professional Compliance Officer)
10 Orthopedic Surgery (COSC) Medical Coding